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NASA confirms mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it’s locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it could support life. The move […]

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NASA is testing Jupiter moon probe’s data-beaming antenna

Engadget RSS Feed What the Europa Clipper finds when it starts orbiting Jupiter’s icy moon won’t be of any use to us if it can’t send data back to Earth. In order to beam back information from that far into the solar system, the Clipper will be equipped with a high-gain antenna (HGA) that the […]

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