space exploration

Europa: NASA Starts ‘The Final Countdown’ For Mission To Find Life

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NASA is planning to send a robotic mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, to collect water samples and search for life.

STEPHEN ST LEGER

Twelve Minutes From 'Lockout' Is Like Snake Plissken In Space

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Europa has released several clips from Lockout, starring Guy Pearce as basically <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snake_Plissken#Escape_from_New_York">Snake Plissken</a> on a mission to clear his name by saving the president's daughter (Maggie Grace) from a maximum security prison iiiiiin spaaaaaaace.

JUPITER

FISH ON JUPITER’S MOON EUROPA?

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NatGeo recently reported that the ice-covered oceans of Europa contain 100 times more oxygen than prior models predicted, meaning the satellite can sustain more complex life-forms than previously thought: That amount of oxygen would be enough to support more than just microscopic life-forms: At least three million tons of fishlike creatures could theoretically live and breathe on Europa, said study author Richard Greenberg of the University of Arizona in Tucson.


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