Europa

09.26.16
NASA observes possible water geysers on Europa
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NASA observes possible water geysers on Europa

The observation appears to confirm earlier sightings of water spewing from Jupiter's moon.

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06.18.15
NASA's Europa mission takes another step toward reality
06.18.15

NASA's Europa mission takes another step toward reality

NASA's current plan for exploring Europa has just passed its first major review, proving that it's...

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05.26.15
NASA picks the scientific tools it'll use to study Europa
05.26.15

NASA picks the scientific tools it'll use to study Europa

NASA is convinced that Jupiter's moon Europa is worth visiting, and for good reason: its icy surfa...

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05.12.15
Jupiter's moon Europa might be coated in irradiated sea salt
05.12.15

Jupiter's moon Europa might be coated in irradiated sea salt

Astronomers have spent more than a decade trying to identify the dark substance erupting from geol...

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05.09.15
NASA thinks a robotic eel might be the key to exploring Europa
05.09.15

NASA thinks a robotic eel might be the key to exploring Europa

We've seen the submarine that NASA wants to explore Saturn's moon Titan with, but compared to what...

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02.04.15
NASA wants to send an orbiter to Jupiter's moon Europa in a decade
02.04.15

NASA wants to send an orbiter to Jupiter's moon Europa in a decade

NASA's scientists have been conjuring up mission concepts to Europa for more than a decade, but no...

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11.24.14
The Big Picture: our clearest view yet of Europa, Jupiter's icy moon
11.24.14

The Big Picture: our clearest view yet of Europa, Jupiter's icy moon

It's going to be a long, long time before anyone gets to see Jupiter's moon Europa first-hand, but...

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07.24.14
Prototype NASA robot will burrow through sheets of alien ice
07.24.14

Prototype NASA robot will burrow through sheets of alien ice

When it came to life on Mars, NASA might have struck out, but it's got a good feeling about Europa...

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