19 February 2009

NASA/ESA Mission to Europa

Posted by Ryan Anderson


In case you haven’t heard yet, NASA and ESA have decided that the next big outer planets flagship will be going to Jupiter. I’m generally in favor of this decision. Titan is fascinating, but Cassini is still in the process of studying it. We’ve learned pretty much all we can about Jupiter and its moons, and it’s high time we went back there. Also, my mouth is already watering over the pictures that a modern mission could send back from the Jupiter system…

For more info, check out the press release and Emily’s posts at the Planetary Society blog.