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NASA: All systems go for exploratory mission to Europa
Jun 18, 2015

 The minds at NASA have been working on an exploratory mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa for a while now, and the project has just taken a major step forward.

NASA planning mission to Europa to determine if the moon can sustain life
May 27, 2015

The minds at NASA are nailing down the details of their next mission, which will send a technology-packed probe to Europa in an effort to determine if it could support life.

NASA is planning to send a spacecraft to Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa
Feb 5, 2015

It’s one of the biggest mysteries left in our solar system, and now we might finally explore it. Just don’t tell those aliens from 2010: The Year We Make Contact.

Here's the laser-powered robo drill NASA is developing to explore Europa
Jul 24, 2014

The federal government has freed up $15 million to fund a NASA mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, and this is the high-tech laser drill they want to use when they get there.

NASA prepping plans to explore the ice-covered oceans underneath Europa
Jul 17, 2014

The minds at NASA have long suspected Jupiter’s icy moon Europa might be home to a vast, potentially habitable ocean — and now we're hoping to find out.

NASA wants YOUR ideas for a planned robotic mission to Europa
May 7, 2014

Pop on your cosmic thinking cap for a jaunt to Jupiter's moon.

NASA sending robots to Jupiter's moon Europa in search of life (or monoliths)
Mar 5, 2014

Like it or not, Dave, NASA is officially gearing up for a mission to send a robotic probe to Europa in a continued search for life.

How a new discovery on Europa could lead to finding alien life
Mar 6, 2013

Looks like one of Jupiter's moons could be the next great frontier in the search for extraterrestrial life.