As NASA applauds its boosted budget request, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are excited to see a robotic mission to Europa take a big step towards being launched in the mid-2020s.
NASA on Monday hailed a proposal by President Barack Obama to boost spending for the US space agency and announced plans for a mission to explore Jupiter's moon, Europa.
On Friday night, observers all across North America will witness a rare event (weather permitting).
The huge geysers on Jupiter's icy moon Europa have gone underground.
Congress unexpected adds more money to Obama's NASA budget, much of it earmarked for a journey to Europa.
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