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The Jupiter Icy Explorer (JUICE) is an unmanned spacecraft being developed by ESA with Airbus Defence and Space as its main contractor. The...
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Astronomy Cast

Astronomy Cast Episode 57: Jupiter’s Moons Astronomy Cast is a production of the Planetary Science Institute working in collaboration with Universe Today. Fraser Cain: Alright, this week is going to be...
Europa Clipper mission

NASA’s Europa Clipper—a mission to a potentially habitable ocean world

Samuel M. Howell & Robert T. Pappalardo  Jupiter’s satellite Europa almost certainly hides a global saltwater ocean beneath its icy surface. Chemistry at the ice surface and...
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Europa Clipper Mission’s Selection of Instruments

NASA’s Galileo mission yielded strong evidence that Europa, about the size of Earth’s moon, has an ocean beneath a frozen crust of unknown thickness....
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Latest image of Europa around Jupiter

This latest image of Jupiter, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope on 25 August 2020, was captured when the planet was 653 million...