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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 month ago

Micrometeorites Churn up the Surface of Europa. If you Want to Find Life, You’ll Need to dig Down a Meter or So

According to new research, impact craters caused by micrometeorites are the best place to look for evidence that life exists…

4 months ago

Juno Captures Pictures of Ganymede for the First Time

On July 5, 2016, NASA's Juno spacecraft arrived around Jupiter, becoming the second mission in history to study the gas…

1 year ago

Europe’s Mission to Jupiter’s Moons Just Got its First Instrument

The ESA's JUpiter Icy Moons Explore (JUICE), which will study Europa and Ganymede for evidence of life, just got its…

2 years ago

Even Though it Hasn’t Launched Yet, JUICE Took its First Images of Jupiter and its Moons

Is there a more complicated and sophisticated technological engineering project than a spacecraft? Maybe a particle accelerator or a fusion…

2 years ago

Swirly Southern Picture Of Jupiter Makes Us Want To Visit Right Now

Gimme a rocketship - we want to see what those bands are made of! This is a strange view of…

7 years ago

Historic Comet Smashup Brought Water to Jupiter’s Stratosphere

A large comet that peppered Jupiter two decades ago brought water into the giant planet's atmosphere, according to new research…

9 years ago

ESA Turns On The JUICE For New Jupiter Mission

[/caption] The European Space Agency has given the go-ahead for an exciting mission to explore the icy moons of Jupiter,…

10 years ago

JUICE to Jupiter Could Be ESA’s Next Major Science Mission

[/caption] The Science Programme Committee of the European Space Agency has recommended that the next major space mission for ESA…

10 years ago