Europa’s large oceans are believed to have alien life. The Jupiter’s moon will be the focus of NASA in finding alien life.
Alien life is believed to be present in Jupiter’s Moon Europa. This is the reason why NASA would be sending two probes. To Europa to prove their curiosity. Mail Online reported that NASA scientists are on their quest for finding alien life on the in Europa, for it has the possibility of biological life.
NASA plans to send two different probes in Europa to explore the moon’s biological and alien life. According to BBC, Europa is just a little smaller compared to the Earth’s moon and appears to be etched with dark streaks. These dark streaks, when looked from the up close, are long linear cracks on the icy moon.
To get a better view, NASA will be sending a Europa clipper in 2022 called a “Flyby.” This will be followed by a lander mission through sending a lander probe that will find the possibility of alien life in the Jupiter’s moon. This plan was announced by NASA at the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston last week.
Dr. Robert Pappalardo stated that at the NASA, they are trying to know if the Jupiter’s moon Europa has potential habitability. Furthermore, they are curious to know if there are any sources of life such as water or any chemical energy to support and form life.
Dr. Pappalardo further stated that in order to do the quest of finding alien life in Europa, they will pursue the research in understanding first the ocean and ice shell as well as the composition of geology. This will be combined with the level of Europa’s current activity.
The similarity of Earth’s moon and Jupiter’s moon is another reason why NASA scientists are eager to know if the moon has an alien life. Besides, many experts believe that there’s a hidden ocean that surrounds Europa that was only warmed by tidal forces from the Jupiter which will soon be explored.
Source: Science Times