How To Look For Life On Europa — Jupiter's Watery Moon
NASA's expanded Europa missions will send a probe to the moon's surface to look for signs of life.By Evan Thomas | May 26, 2016
Jupiter's watery moon Europa is the next big target in the search for life beyond Earth. And the easiest way to search is to get up close and personal — right on the surface.
While Europa Clipper would make wide orbits around Jupiter and close passes to Europa, the lander will get close enough to prod the surface with its sensors.