hunt for life

NASA just passed a major milestone in the hunt for alien life

We’re one step closer to Europa.

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Body of Europa Clipper spacecraft made by NASA

NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute

What’s lurking beneath the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa?

We could find out in the next decade — thanks to NASA’s Europa Clipper mission.

This week, NASA announced the completion of the main body of the Europa Clipper spacecraft. The announcement marks a major milestone on the way to its 2024 launch.