moons of jupiter

Juice is Fully Deployed. It’s Now in its Final Form, Ready to Meet Jupiter’s Moons in 2031

Launched on April 14, 2023, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice; formerly known as JUICE) spacecraft…

12 months ago

We Could Soon See Landslides on Europa and Ganymede

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) recently launched Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission and NASA's upcoming Europa Clipper mission could…

1 year ago

The Favorite Solar System Moons of Planetary Geologists; An In-Depth Discussion

The moons of our Solar System have garnered quite a lot of attention in the last few years, especially pertaining…

1 year ago

Finally! New Pictures of Ganymede, Thanks to Juno

Well, hello there old friend! This week the Juno mission to the Jupiter system made the first close flyby of…

3 years ago

With its New Extension, Juno is Going to be Visiting Jupiter’s Moons

The Juno mission to Jupiter has been extended to September 2025 – or however long the spacecraft can keep operating…

3 years ago

Astronomers Find 20 – Yes 20 – New Moons for Saturn

A team of astronomers led by Scott Sheppard has discovered 20 new moons around Saturn, putting it ahead of Jupiter!

5 years ago

How Science Journalism Helped Me Become a Better Sci-Fi Writer

My work with Universe Today has helped fashion me into a better science fiction writer and led to the publication…

6 years ago

Twelve New Moons Discovered Around Jupiter, and One of Them is Pretty Odd!

A new study led by Scott S. Sheppard has discovered 12 more moons around Jupiter, which could scientists a great…

6 years ago

How Many Moons Does Jupiter Have?

Jupiter was appropriately named by the Romans, who chose to name it after the king of the gods. In addition…

9 years ago

Two New Moons for Jupiter

[/caption] Advances in technology have lead to the discovery of new planets outside of our Solar System, and now even…

12 years ago