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Even Ganymede is Showing Tectonic Activity. We’re Going to Need Another Icy Moon Orbiter

October 15, 2018

Ganymede was shaped by pronounced periods of tectonic activity in the past, according to a new paper. It’s…
Old Data, New Tricks: Fresh Results from NASA’s Galileo Spacecraft 20 Years On

May 1, 2018

Far across the solar system, from where Earth appears merely as a pale blue dot, NASA’s Galileo spacecraft…
Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

October 17, 2015

In 1610, Galileo Galilei looked up at the night sky through a telescope of his own design. Spotting…
EARTH: Oceans revealed on icy moons

August 7, 2015

It now appears that, of the many moons of Jupiter and Saturn, two of them may have oceans…
Preparing to build ESA’s Jupiter mission

July 20, 2015

Airbus Defence & Space in France has been selected as the prime industrial contractor for ESA’s Juice mission…
What are the Galilean Moons?

June 12, 2015

It’s no accident that Jupiter shares its name with the king of the gods. In addition to being…
Hubble Observations Suggest Underground Ocean on Jupiter’s Largest Moon

March 13, 2015

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has the best evidence yet for an underground saltwater ocean on Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest…
Laboratory models suggest that stretching forces shaped Jupiter Moon’s surface

July 9, 2014

Processes that shaped the ridges and troughs on the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede are likely similar…
Ganymede May Harbor ‘Club Sandwich’ of Oceans and Ice

May 2, 2014

The largest moon in our solar system, a companion to Jupiter named Ganymede, might have ice and oceans…
Largest Solar System Moon Detailed in Geologic Map

February 13, 2014

More than 400 years after its discovery by astronomer Galileo Galilei, the largest moon in the solar system…
Observing Alert: Rare Triple Transit Of Jupiter’s Moons Happens Friday Night (Oct. 11-12)

October 9, 2013

Talk about a great fall lineup. Three of Jupiter’s four brightest moons plan a rare show for telescopic…
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