Galileo Mission

Did the Galileo Mission Find Life on Earth?

Although it was bound for Jupiter, NASA's Galileo spacecraft made flybys of Earth in 1990 and 1992 to get boosts…

3 weeks ago

Europa Clipper Could Help Discover if Jupiter's Moon is Habitable

Since 1979, when the Voyager probes flew past Jupiter and its system of moons, scientists have speculated about the possibility…

3 months ago

Jupiter Missions Could Also Help Search for Dark Matter

In a recent study published in the Journal of High Energy Physics, two researchers from Brown University demonstrated how data…

2 years ago

Galileo’s Probe Discovered a Mystery at Jupiter, Juno Finally Helped Solve it

In 1995, NASA's Galileo mission dropped a probe into the atmosphere of Jupiter and found it to be far drier…

3 years ago

What Can We Expect From Juno’s Return To Jupiter?

On Saturday, August 27th, NASA's Juno mission will once again make history as it conducts the closest flyby of Jupiter…

8 years ago

Who Was Galileo Galilei?

When it comes to scientists who revolutionized the way we think of the universe, few names stand out like Galileo…

8 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 232: Galileo Spacecraft

In our last thrilling cliff hanger, we talked about astronomer superhero Galileo Galilei. Will a mission be named after him?…

12 years ago

Magma Ocean Flows Beneath Io’s Surface

[/caption] Proving that old data never dies, scientists have found something new about Jupiter’s moon Io using data gathered during…

13 years ago