JPL Technical Report Server

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

Show simple item record Horvath, Joan en_US Carsey, Frank en_US Jones, Jack en_US Johnson, Elizabeth en_US Chela-Flores, Julian en_US Jezek, Kenneth en_US Jeng, Tzyy-Wen en_US Bradley, Albert en_US Cutts, James en_US 2004-10-01T06:24:01Z 2004-10-01T06:24:01Z 1997-07-27 en_US
dc.identifier.citation San Diego, CA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-1829 en_US
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
dc.format.extent 102790 bytes
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

Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record



My Account