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“Europa”

Jun 22, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Europa is an ice-covered moon orbiting Jupiter that likely an ocean underneath. Perhaps that ocean contains life. Perhaps it doesn't. But we're not going to know for sure until we send a probe there to check things out.
May 26, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Tuesday selected nine science instruments it believes will best address the burning question about whether Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon Europa has indications of life.
May 12, 2015 05:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Salt from an underground sea on Jupiter’s moon Europa may be seeping onto the surface, then darkening as it is exposed to radiation.
May 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The astronomical juxtaposition couldn't be any more stark: in the series of observations above, Jupiter's icy moon Europa passes in front of Io, fellow Jovian moon, but also the most volcanically active place in the entire solar system.
Apr 8, 2015 09:10 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.
Feb 2, 2015 10:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Feb 2, 2015 07:15 PM ET // AFP
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.
Jan 23, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
On Friday night, observers all across North America will witness a rare event (weather permitting).
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