NASA to send life explorer spacecraft ‘Clipper’ on Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa by 2020

February 4, 2015 3:17 PM

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NASA is preparing for a mission to understand more about the famous Europa, the icy moon of Jupiter. The agency has already put a request for more funding in preparation for the mission. If all goes according to plan, the mission to Europa could launch in the middle of 2020 with a spacecraft set out to help with the exploration of the moon.

According to NASA’s Charles Bolden, an administrator, Europa is a fascinating moon, and they are planning a mission to find out if its conditions are appropriate to sustain life.

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