NASA’s Juno will perform close flyby of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

This image of Jupiter’s moon Europa was taken by the JunoCam imager aboard NASA’s Juno spacecraft on Oct. 16, 2021, from a distance of about 51,000 miles (82,000 kilometers). Credit: Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS / Image processing by Andrea Luck On Thursday, Sept. 29, at 2:36 am PDT (5:36 am EDT), NASA’s Juno spacecraft will come … Read more

NASA’s Juno probe will peer beneath the icy crust of Europa

On Sept. 29, NASA’s Juno probe will perform the closest flyby of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa in over 20 years as the spacecraft embarks on a mission to deep probe into Europa’s ice in search of pockets of liquid water. Europe contains a global ocean beneath a solid crust of ice, making this moon one … Read more