Europa - APOD today, 11/29

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Europa - APOD today, 11/29

Post by BaldEagle » Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:32 pm

Have we landed on Europa?
Have we drilled into it's surface to prove there is water below?
Have we drilled cores to see what is in the ice of Europa?
Does Europa keep only one side toward Jupiter or does it rotate?

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Re: Europa - APOD today, 11/29

Post by Chris Peterson » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:33 pm

BaldEagle wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:32 pm
Have we landed on Europa?
Have we drilled into it's surface to prove there is water below?
Have we drilled cores to see what is in the ice of Europa?
Does Europa keep only one side toward Jupiter or does it rotate?
We have not landed a probe on Europa yet. And yes, it is tidally locked to Jupiter.
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Re: Europa - APOD today, 11/29

Post by BaldEagle » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:59 pm

Thank you, Chris.