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Ganymede, biggest moon in the solar system, has a saltwater ocean

NASA says new observations from the Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a subsurface ocean on Jupiter's largest moon.

By March 12, 2015

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Jupiter's Ganymede moon hides a big ocean (pictures)

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed that there's a salty subsurface ocean on Jupiter's largest moon.

7 Images By March 12, 2015

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NASA gets a step closer to looking for life on Jupiter moon Europa

NASA has more details on its planned mission to the Jupiter moon suspected to be the best other place for life to survive in the solar system.

By June 17, 2015

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See Saturn moon's 'soda ocean' shooting to surface in sheets

Enceladus may have a warm ocean beneath its icy surface, but it may also be shooting through that crust in big sheets, perhaps filled with sea monkeys.

By May 7, 2015

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Weird asteroid spun so fast it literally exploded itself

For the first time, astronomers have captured images of a rare type of asteroid that rotates so quickly it literally cracks itself up.

By March 20, 2015

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Rare Jupiter triple-moon conjunction spotted by Hubble

Three of Jupiter's largest moons gather together to cross the planet's face for a rare astronomical show.

By February 5, 2015

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Rare triple moon shadow transit to dance across Jupiter

In January 2015, astronomers will be able to observe three moon shadows travelling across the face of Jupiter.

By December 3, 2014

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'Curtain of fire' blasts from one of Jupiter's moons

At the best of times, Jupiter's moon Io is a turbulent, torturous place. But last August, scientists say things really heated up.

By August 5, 2014

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Adorn your wall with free map of solar system's biggest moon

Lots of people have maps of the Earth festooning their walls. Now you can be one of the first to have a map of Ganymede, Jupiter's icy moon, on yours.

By February 13, 2014

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Europe to explore Jupiter's icy moons

The European Space Agency intends to launch the JUICE mission in 2022 to better understand Jupiter's moons and their potential for sustaining life

By May 3, 2012