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  • Europa’s “chaos terrain”

    Europa’s “chaos terrain”

    By Britney Schmidt/Dead Pixel FX/Univ. of Texas at Austin
    Published: Nov. 16, 2011

    Institute for Geophysics scientists find evidence for a “Great Lake” on Jupiter’s moon Europa and a potential new habitat for life beyond Earth.

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      Deane said on April 18, 2012 at 9:24 p.m.
      I'm impressed by the discovery. I wonder just how possible/practical it would be to construct a type of orbiting satellite/station with a number of probes and rovers on board at the ready to launch off of it to explore such findings as they become known? The station could be 'reloaded' with more probes to replace sent ones so as to keep up with changing technology. Just ruminating here. Thanks
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      Dr. Diether Schmidt said on Dec. 9, 2011 at 5:56 p.m.
      Exciting investigations, excellent scientific work, inspiring ideas for future astrobiological development for human involvement in the planetary system, very beautiful video presentation; thank you!