NASA wants proposals to look for alien life on one of Jupiter's moons

July 18, 2014 2:49 PM

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NASA wants proposals to look for alien life on one of Jupiter's moons

NASA has set its sights on Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons, to explore the icy orb for potential life within our galaxy. Now the space agency is seeking proposals for scientific experiments to take place during the mission.

“Europa is an icy world slightly smaller than Earth's moon. It is unique in the solar system, being thought to have a global ocean of water in contact with a rocky seafloor,” NASA said in a profile of Jupiter’s moon. “If the ocean is proven to exist, Europa could be a promising place to look for lif...

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