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Icefin robot: Today, exploring Antarctica's depths. Tomorrow, Jupiter's moon?

As part of a NASA-funded program, a needle-like robotic vehicle is plunging the icy depths at our planet's poles. Jupiter's moon Europa could be next.

By April 3, 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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Plans get rolling for mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa, Ep. 191

Crave has a new time slot: Thursday! Celebrate by taking a ride on the rugged Storm electric bike. Plus, try not to judge this book by its cover, or it will judge you back. And NASA officially announces plans to visit Jupiter moon Europa.

By February 5, 2015

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Crave Ep. 191: Plans get rolling for mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa

Scientists suspect that Jupiter's icy moon Europa contains a vast ocean that may help support alien life forms. The only way to find out is to go there. NASA looks ahead to a Europa mission by 2020.

By February 5, 2015

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NASA plans mission to Jupiter's extraordinary moon Europa

NASA's administrator confirms the space agency is moving ahead with plans to send a spacecraft to Europa, a moon that may hide a vast ocean under its icy surface.

By February 3, 2015

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Europa: NASA looks to Jupiter's mysterious moon (pictures)

NASA is entering the planning phase for a mission to Europa, believed to have a massive ocean beneath its icy surface.

8 Images By February 3, 2015

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Cassini peeks up Jupiter's skirt

Back in 2000, Cassini took a rare shot of Jupiter from directly underneath the Giant Planet's south pole -- red spot and all.

By December 9, 2014

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Jupiter's moon Europa looks embryonic in 'remastered' NASA photo

NASA has also released a brand-new video that describes why the icy moon's vast sea might just be the perfect place to find life beyond Earth.

By November 21, 2014

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Rare direct image of a super-Jupiter exoplanet

A giant planet 11 times the mass of Jupiter has been directly photographed, the closest such planet to Earth we've seen with our own eyes.

By May 10, 2015

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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