Europa

More Evidence that Europa’s Oceans Could be Habitable

At first glance, Jupiter's moon Europa doesn't seem much like Earth. It's a moon, not a planet, and it's covered…

1 month ago

Even More Evidence that Europa has Geysers

Earlier this week, we shared some stunning, newly reprocessed images of Europa from NASA’s Galileo spacecraft, which visited Jupiter and…

3 months ago

Aquatic Rover Drives on the Underside of the Ice in Antarctica

Not all rovers are designed to roam around on the surface of other worlds like Mars. One rover, at least,…

9 months ago

Water Vapor Was Just Found on Europa, More Evidence There’s Liquid Water Beneath All that Ice

What's been long-suspected has now been confirmed: Jupiter's moon Europa has water. As we've learned more about the outer Solar…

9 months ago

AI Could Help the Europa Clipper Mission Make New Discoveries!

A team of NASA scientists recently developed a series of machine learning algorithms that could help the Europa Clipper find…

12 months ago

Saltwater Similar to the Earth’s Oceans has been Seen on Europa. Another Good Reason Why We Really Need to Visit This Place

Jupiter's moon Europa is an intriguing world. It's the smoothest body in the Solar System, and the sixth-largest moon in…

1 year ago

SLS Rocket Promises To Do Better

The SLS rocket found its future launch manifest severely curtailed in a new budget request. This leaves the long overdue…

1 year ago

A Nuclear-Powered Tunneling Robot that Could Search for Life on Europa

The search for life has led astronomers to the icy moons in our Solar System. Among those moons, Europa has…

2 years ago

ARCHIMEDES: Digging into the ice on Europa with lasers

To explore Europa for signs of life, NASA in investing in a number of technologies, which includes a laser-mining concept…

2 years ago

Europa is Going to be Tough to Land on, it Could Have Towering Walls of Ice Spikes Across its Surface

According to a new NASA-backed study, Europa's surface may be covered in towering icy spikes, which could make a landed…

2 years ago