NASA Wants To See If There's Life On One Of Jupiter's Moons
NASA plans to research if life exists on Jupiter's moon Europa. Scientists have long believed an ocean exists under the moon's icy surface.By Jill Ornitz | February 21, 2015
NASA astronauts may soon be headed to Jupiter to research if there could be life on one of the planet’s icy moons.
Scientists plan to research the surface of Europa, which NASA has long thought has the liquid water, chemical elements and energy source needed to sustain basic lifeforms.
The current plan would involve a spacecraft orbiting Jupiter and snapping photos of the moon’s surface. (Video via NASA)