NASA Releases Updated Images of Jupiter’s Moon Europa (+ Video)

November 22, 2014 9:15 AM

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Scientists have released an updated version of what is probably the best view from NASA regarding Jupiter’s moon covered in ice, Europa. The color images were taken in the late 1990s by the Galileo spacecraft. NASA is publishing for the first time a version of the image produced using modern image processing technology.

NASA reprocessed old images taken in the 1990s using more powerful and new computer systems to generate the highly detailed color images of Jupiter’s icy moon. NASA says that the moon covered in ice could very well be able to sustain life as we know it on our own planet. The image of Europa shows th...

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