I’m sending my name (and my family’s names) to Jupiter onboard NASA’s Europa Clipper. Its main science goal is to determine whether there are places below the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, that could support life.
One of the flybys of Europa will be only 16 miles above the surface!
Key Facts About Europa Clipper
Spacecraft Type: Orbiter Launch Date: October 2024 Science Instruments: 9 Science Target: Europa Jupiter Orbit Insertion: April 2030