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Houston Chronicle: Here's why the Europa mission is real, and could very well happen

Houston Chronicle: Here's why the Europa mission is real, and could very well happen | Europa News | Scoop.it
One of the intriguing stories to come out of this week's NASA FY 2015 budget unveiling is the fact that $15 million was included for a Europa robotic mission. The inclusion of this funding left som...
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Congress: NASA must not only go to Europa, it must land

Congress: NASA must not only go to Europa, it must land | Europa News | Scoop.it
Agency's new budget includes $175 million and a requirement to include a lander.
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NASA Plans To Land On Jupiter’s Glacier Moon Europa In 2020 To Find Possible Alien Life

NASA Plans To Land On Jupiter’s Glacier Moon Europa In 2020 To Find Possible Alien Life | Europa News | Scoop.it
Europa is the glacier moon that hovers above Jupiter. NASA is making plans to land on it in the future in hopes of finding alien life below the icy surface.
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There's a mission to this mysterious water world that could detect the first alien life

There's a mission to this mysterious water world that could detect the first alien life | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA announced that it was investing in a $2 billion mission to Europa, but there's a part of the mission they're not talking about.
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Future Europa Mission Would Probe Mysterious Moon With Liquid Ocean | NSPR

The mission to Europa is still in the very preliminary stages. NASA scientist Cynthia Phillips is part of the NASA science team working on launching a
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Does Europa Have An Ocean?

Does Europa Have An Ocean? | Europa News | Scoop.it
Europa’s fabled ocean has inspired science fiction movies and actual space missions alike — and yet we aren’t even sure it exists. NASA has gotten so curious, it recently greenlit a mission to Europa that’ll hopefully settle the matter once and for all. And the space agency has just produced an excellent video explaining why we should care.
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What About a Mission to Europa?

What About a Mission to Europa? | Europa News | Scoop.it
Click on the photo above to go to our Patreon Page to view the video! Europa’s water exists in a layer around the planet, encased in a layer of ice. Could there be life down there?
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NASA lays out its plans for a Europa orbiter

NASA lays out its plans for a Europa orbiter | Europa News | Scoop.it
Agency decides what to take with it to the body most likely to contain life.
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NASA Takes Aim At Europa In Quest For Life

NASA Takes Aim At Europa In Quest For Life | Europa News | Scoop.it
The celestial body with the greatest potential for life in the solar system may not be Mars after all. Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, is believed to have an ocean just beneath its frozen crust -- and
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NASA moves ahead with plans for mission to Europa - CNN.com

NASA moves ahead with plans for mission to Europa - CNN.com | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA's plan for a mission to Jupiter's moon, Europa, takes a big step forward.
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NASA going to Jupiter moon Europa to hunt for water, keys to life

NASA going to Jupiter moon Europa to hunt for water, keys to life | Europa News | Scoop.it
Wednesday marked the first full day of operations for NASA 's mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons where scientists suspect there may be water under the surface.
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NASA Gives 'GO' for Mission to Alien Ocean World at Jupiter Moon Europa

NASA Gives 'GO' for Mission to Alien Ocean World at Jupiter Moon Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
At long last NASA is heading back to Jupiter’s mysterious moon Europa and doing so in a big way - because scientists believe it harbors an alien ocean of water beneath an icy crust and therefore is...
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NASA takes the next step in the search for life on Europa

All systems are go for a launch in the 2020's.
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NASA Mission to Jupiter's Watery Moon Europa Begins Development

NASA Mission to Jupiter's Watery Moon Europa Begins Development | Europa News | Scoop.it
A mission to Jupiter's ice-clad moon Europa has moved from concept stage to active development, NASA announced Wednesday.
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How and Why We're Going to Europa, and Maybe Landing

How and Why We're Going to Europa, and Maybe Landing | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA's ally in potentially discovering life on the icy moon is a conservative Texas congressman with a Europa obsession.
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Thanks to a Texas congressman, NASA will land on Europa

Thanks to a Texas congressman, NASA will land on Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
Europa, NASA's coming for you. NASA hopes to launch a probe to Jupiter's icy moon Europa in the 2020s, and now, the space agency has chosen the scientific instruments that will fly to the world on the spacecraft. The nine instruments include a camera,...
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Attempt no landing there? Yeah right—we’re going to Europa

Attempt no landing there? Yeah right—we’re going to Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
Ars learns some exclusive details about a daring lander for Jupiter’s icy moon.
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NASA's Europa Mission May Land on Ocean-Harboring Moon

NASA's Europa Mission May Land on Ocean-Harboring Moon | Europa News | Scoop.it
While the main thrust of the Europa mission, which NASA aims to launch by the mid-2020s, involves characterizing the icy satellite from afar during dozens of flybys, the space agency is considering sending a small probe down to the surface as well.
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Boulder business working with NASA to explore a moon of Jupiter

Boulder business working with NASA to explore a moon of Jupiter | Europa News | Scoop.it
Tech-X, a small business in Boulder, is part of the team working to get a mission to Europa off the ground.
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The Beckoning of the Ice Worlds - Issue 25: Water - Nautilus

The Beckoning of the Ice Worlds - Issue 25: Water - Nautilus | Europa News | Scoop.it
I have seen the future of space exploration, and it looks like a cue ball covered with brown scribbles. I am talking about Europa,…
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NASA's Preparation For Europa Exploration On Full Blast: Biggest Hope To Find Alien Life?

NASA's Preparation For Europa Exploration On Full Blast: Biggest Hope To Find Alien Life? | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA has announced on Wednesday that the planning for the Europa project has reached the formulation phase, which means the space agency will push through with the development of the mission design and requirements. Once mission receives its final approval, the launch date of the space probe could be scheduled for the 2020s.
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Europa life promising: Water plumes spark NASA trek to one of Jupiter’s 67 moons

Europa life promising: Water plumes spark NASA trek to one of Jupiter’s 67 moons | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA announced on Wednesday that its mission to Jupiter's moon Europa is moving to a development phase.
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NASA moves forward with mission to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

In the search for life elsewhere in our solar system, NASA just passed a significant milestone. The agency’s Europa mission, a plan to send a data collecting probe to Jupiter’s icy moon, has...
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NASA's Europa mission takes another step toward reality

NASA's Europa mission takes another step toward reality | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA's current plan for exploring Europa has just passed its first major review, proving that it's feasible, unlike any of the previous ideas the agency'
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NASA: Europa Spacecraft Goes Into Development Phase

NASA: Europa Spacecraft Goes Into Development Phase | Europa News | Scoop.it
The probe would make dozens of flybys of the Jovian moon in an effort to study its vast subterranean ocean that could harbor life.
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