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Future Landers Could Sink on Jupiter’s Moon Europa
January 29, 2018
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Future Landers Could Sink on Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Jupiter’s moon Europa has an icy crust, under which lies an entire ocean. However, a new study suggests that its surface might be extremely porous. In 2017, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) announced they are planning a joint mission to land in Europa. Scientists believe it could host extraterrestrial life. NASA...

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Europa Could Support Alien Life – Tectonic Plates Feeding its Ocean
December 07, 2017
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Europa Could Support Alien Life – Tectonic Plates Feeding its Ocean

On Earth, tectonic plates mean large pieces of the planet’s crust are moving and interacting. Meanwhile, inside Europa’s ocean, something weird is going on. New research suggests that the frozen surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa may also experience tectonic activity. If so, this process could help transport...

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Everything you Need to Know about the Europa Moon
October 17, 2017
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Everything you Need to Know about the Europa Moon

Europa is one of the Galilean moons of Jupiter, along with Io, Ganymede, and Callisto. It is the most intriguing satellites. Europa is the smallest of the four Galilean moons. It is slightly smaller the Earth’s moon. Its surface is smooth and bright, consisting of water ice crisscrossed by long, linear fractures. Europa...

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