Europa Clipper Mission
Jupiter’s moon Europa may have the potential to harbor life. The spacecraft will use multiple flybys of the moon to investigate the habitability of this ocean world.
NASA's Europa Clipper Builds Hardware, Moves Toward Assembly
In an unprecedented year, the Europa Clipper project continues on the path toward unprecedented science.
On the Path Towards Unprecedented Science
The short videos take audiences behind the scenes to learn more about how space missions come together.
New Video Series Captures Team Working on NASA's Europa Clipper
A new NASA study offers an explanation of how quakes could be the source of the mysteriously smooth terrain on moons circling Jupiter and Saturn.
Icy Moonquakes: Surface Shaking Could Trigger Landslides
Research reveals a new explanation for how the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa rotates at a different rate than its interior. NASA’s Europa Clipper will take a closer look.
Study Finds Ocean Currents May Affect Rotation of Europa's Icy Crust
The enormous spacecraft that will head to Jupiter’s moon Europa uses four large reaction wheels to help keep it oriented.
NASA's Europa Clipper Gets Its Wheels for Traveling in Deep Space
New research makes hypotheses that NASA’s Europa Clipper can test: Any plumes or volcanic activity at the Jovian moon’s surface are caused by shallow lakes in its icy crust.
NASA Study Suggests Shallow Lakes in Europa's Icy Crust Could Erupt
The agency’s mission to explore Jupiter’s icy moon takes a big step forward as engineers deliver a major component of the spacecraft.
NASA's Europa Clipper Mission Completes Main Body of the Spacecraft
Parallel ice ridges, a common feature on Jupiter’s moon Europa, are also found on Greenland’s ice sheet.
Greenland Ice, Jupiter Moon Share Similar Feature
Science instruments and other hardware for the spacecraft will come together in the mission’s final phase before a launch to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa in 2024.
NASA Begins Assembly of Europa Clipper Spacecraft
Finding plumes at Europa is an exciting prospect, but scientists warn it’ll be tricky, even from up close.
Are Water Plumes Spraying From Europa? NASA's Europa Clipper Is on the Case
Take a closer look at the complex choreography involved in building NASA’s Europa Clipper as the mission to explore Jupiter’s moon Europa approaches its 2024 launch date.
A Few Steps Closer to Europa: Spacecraft Hardware Makes Headway