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NASA Solar-Powered Probe Gears Up for Close Encounter With Icy Moon Europa
NASA Solar-Powered Probe Gears Up for Close Encounter With Icy Moon Europa

23 Sep 2022, 18:39 UTC / Juno is preparing to have a close-up meeting with Europa. The close flyby will allow the probe to collect incredibly high-resolution images of the icy moon

 
Here's Why NASA Can't Just Send a Submarine to Explore Europa's Oceans (Yet)
Here's Why NASA Can't Just Send a Submarine to Explore Europa's Oceans (Yet)

2 Aug 2022, 20:01 UTC / The idea we could send a space probe over vast distances to Jupiter and stick an even smaller drilling lander onto Europa's icy surface are dubious at best.

 
Jupiter's Monster-Sized Moon Ganymede Casts Massive Shadow on the Planet
Jupiter's Monster-Sized Moon Ganymede Casts Massive Shadow on the Planet

24 Apr 2022, 03:30 UTC / NASA's Juno spacecraft has captured a stunning image of Jupiter, which seems to have a giant dark smudge left on top of its clouds

 
NASA’s Spacecraft Lets Us Hear What Jupiter’s Icy Moon Sounds Like
NASA’s Spacecraft Lets Us Hear What Jupiter’s Icy Moon Sounds Like

18 Dec 2021, 01:39 UTC / Ever wondered what the biggest moon in our solar system sounds like? NASA's Juno spacecraft collected an eerily audio track on its latest meeting with the moon

 
One of Jupiter’s Moons Has Long Term Water Vapors, but Only on One Side
One of Jupiter’s Moons Has Long Term Water Vapors, but Only on One Side

18 Oct 2021, 09:45 UTC / The study of older Hubble observations of the Jovian moon Europa hints to the place having long-term water vapors in its atmosphere

 
NASA's Lucy Spacecraft Is Gearing Up to Explore the Trojan Asteroids Up-Close
NASA's Lucy Spacecraft Is Gearing Up to Explore the Trojan Asteroids Up-Close

29 Sep 2021, 00:38 UTC / NASA is preparing to launch its Lucy spacecraft to study the Trojans, ancient objects that might hold clues about how the solar system has formed

 
What Would Happen If Jupiter Went Rogue and Destroyed All the Other Planets?
What Would Happen If Jupiter Went Rogue and Destroyed All the Other Planets?

31 Jul 2021, 06:36 UTC / An imagination exercise shows what would happen if for some reason the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter, would devour all others

 
Beautiful NASA Animation Makes You the Starship Captain of a Mission to Jupiter
Beautiful NASA Animation Makes You the Starship Captain of a Mission to Jupiter

16 Jul 2021, 12:27 UTC / NASA invites us all to become starship captains for three minutes and a half, immersing ourselves into the deep exploration of Jupiter and its moon Ganymede.

 
This Snake-Looking Robot Could Be Used to Dig Holes on the Moon and Jupiter
This Snake-Looking Robot Could Be Used to Dig Holes on the Moon and Jupiter

18 Jun 2021, 07:52 UTC / Some researchers developed a type of burrowing robot that looks like a snake and digs through sand. It could soon be used to explore the Moon or Jupiter

 
NASA Juno Spacecraft Snaps Photos of Our Solar System's Largest Moon
NASA Juno Spacecraft Snaps Photos of Our Solar System's Largest Moon

9 Jun 2021, 09:05 UTC / NASA Juno spacecraft had a close encounter with Jupiter's largest moon Ganymede on June 7th. The flyby provided images of the satellite's icy surface

 
NASA Juno Spacecraft to Get Closer Than Ever to Jupiter's Largest Moon
NASA Juno Spacecraft to Get Closer Than Ever to Jupiter's Largest Moon

4 Jun 2021, 17:21 UTC / NASA Juno spacecraft is going to make a close flyby on Monday, June 7th, to Jupiter's biggest moon Ganymede. The spacecraft will document the journey

 
Next Year, We’re Sending JUICE to Jupiter in Search of Water
Next Year, We’re Sending JUICE to Jupiter in Search of Water

28 Apr 2021, 15:21 UTC / The European Space agency will begin vacuum testing of the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer spacecraft, launch scheduled for 2022

 
NASA’s Juno to Keep Spinning Around Jupiter Until 2021
NASA’s Juno to Keep Spinning Around Jupiter Until 2021

7 Jun 2018, 14:40 UTC / NASA extends Juno mission to Jupiter until 2021, says the time spent there was not enough for the probe to complete its tasks