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(abstract) Searching for Ice and Ocean Biogenic Activity on Europa and Earth

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dc.contributor.author Horvath, Joan en_US
dc.contributor.author Carsey, Frank en_US
dc.contributor.author Jones, Jack en_US
dc.contributor.author Johnson, Elizabeth en_US
dc.contributor.author Chela-Flores, Julian en_US
dc.contributor.author Jezek, Kenneth en_US
dc.contributor.author Jeng, Tzyy-Wen en_US
dc.contributor.author Bradley, Albert en_US
dc.contributor.author Cutts, James en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-01T06:24:01Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-01T06:24:01Z
dc.date.issued 1997-07-27 en_US
dc.identifier.citation San Diego, CA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-1829 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/27740
dc.description.abstract One of the more likely places in the solar system for the existence of extraterrestrial life forms is the jovian moon Europa. It has been postulated that a volcanically heated ocean exists underneath Europa's icy surface. In order to make quantitative measurements of the Europan environment, a lander spacecraft capable of penetrating the surface ice layer by melting through it is proposed. This vehicle, dubbed a en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Europa exobiology instrumentation submersibles. ice probes en_US
dc.title (abstract) Searching for Ice and Ocean Biogenic Activity on Europa and Earth en_US


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