NASA's Europa Mission to Hunt Down Life's Niches

As NASA applauds its boosted budget request, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are excited to see a robotic mission to Europa take a big step towards being launched in the mid-2020s.

Published On 02/02/2015
10:52 PM EST
A model of the Europa Clipper mission concept displayed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Calif., on Feb. 2, 2015. The spacecraft's 'vault' is shown in red. | Ian O'Neill/Discovery News