The Europa Clipper

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Christopher K.
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The Europa Clipper

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Europa is one of the largest moons of Jupiter. The Europa Clipper will launch in the 2020s with an onboard suite of nine science instruments. it will perform forty-seven flybys at close altitudes ranging from 2700 kilometers to 25 kilometers above the surface of the moon.

Tomorrow at 12:30pm CDT (during the International Astronautical Congress) there will be a discussion about this planned mission. The discussion will be broadcast live on NASA-TV.

More information:

70th Annual International Astronautical Congress:

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