NASA to search for life on Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA to search for life on Jupiter's moon Europa
A planned NASA expedition may provide answers to whether there is life on Europa, one the planet Jupiter's moons.

This month the White House granted $30 million to NASA, earmarked to make specific plans for a Europa expedition.

NASA's spokespersons said that they are now working to find out how an expedition can look for evidence of life on Jupiter's icy moon, according to

In December 2012 the Hubble Space Telescope photographed a cloud of water vapor over Europa's south pole. If it is possible to take a sample of the water vapor, it may say something about possible life forms in the oceans under the ice on Europa.

NASA has already plans to send a spacecraft to Europa in 2022, which will begin to orbit around Jupiter and the moon Europa in 2030.

The spacecraft is referred to as Europe clipper, and will be flying past Europe 45 times in 3.5 years by a distance ranging from 25 km to 2700 km.

On its trips around Europa, the Clipper will observe and store information about surface structure, depth of the waters and the thickness of the ice, and send it back to NASA. An expedition will cost an estimated $2.1 billion.

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