Europa

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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NASA dropped a space exploration robot into Cape Cod’s waters to reach the darkest unknowns

Mashable The Orpheus drone on the deck of the OceanX exploration vessel, the Alucia. Image: Ivan Angerton for OceanX and Bloomberg Philanthropies By Mark Kaufman2019-03-01 11:00:00 UTC When the Orpheus drone emerged from the waters off of Cape Cod in September 2018, deep sea biologist Tim Shank felt relieved. Four and a half years earlier, […]

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