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NASA To Take SpaceX Flight For Mission To Jupiter's Icy Moon
NASA To Take SpaceX Flight For Mission To Jupiter's Icy Moon

The mission -- 45 times fly by the moon -- aims to produce high-resolution images of Europa's surface, determine its composition, look for signs of recent or ongoing geological activity, measure the thickness of the moon's icy shell, search for subsurface lakes, and determine the depth and salinity of Europa's ocean, NASA said.

NASA's Juno To Make Closest Flyby To Jupiter's Largest Moon On June 7
NASA's Juno To Make Closest Flyby To Jupiter's Largest Moon On June 7

The solar-powered Juno spacecraft will fly past Ganymede at 1:35 p.m. EDT (10:35 a.m. PDT). The flyby will be the closest-known since NASA's Galileo spacecraft made its penultimate close approach back on May 20, 2000.