Space News

NASA Juno spacecraft picks up hints of activity on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

wEkX9JhAKJxyA62aVRGZGj 1200 80

NASA’s Juno spacecraft made a close flyby of Jupiter’s intriguing moon Europa in 2022, revealing potential hints of present day surface activity.

The spacecraft’s Stellar Reference Unit (SRU), which is a star camera designed to assist Juno’s onboard attitude determination, was used to image Europa’s surface with high resolution while being lit up by Jupiter-shine, or sunlight scattered off Jupiter.

Related posts

James Webb Space Telescope gazes into ‘The Brick,’ a dark nebula near the Milky Way’s heart | News Fission

D Singha

I Am Artemis: Erick Holsonback

D Singha

NASA Invites Media to 2023 von Braun Space Exploration Symposium | News Fission

D Singha

Leave a Comment