Europa lander

A Hybrid Fission/Fusion Reactor Could be the Best way to get Through the ice on Europa

A new proposal for a hybrid nuclear reactor could power missions to Europa, and was selected by NASA for Phase…

3 weeks ago

NASA has Built a Collection of Instruments That Will Search for Life Inside Europa and Enceladus

Scientists at NASA JPL and Colorado University have created a new instrument for finding signs of life, called the Ocean…

4 months ago

Europa has Water in its Atmosphere

New research indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has water vapor in its trailing atmosphere, which could inform missions headed there…

1 year 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…

3 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…

4 years ago

Europa Lander Could Carry a Microphone and “Listen” to the Ice to Find Out What’s Underneath

A research team from Arizona State University is developing a seismometer that could be mounted a lander mission to Europa…

6 years ago