Europa Clipper: NASA’s Next Mission to Jupiter

Jupiter and its four planet-size moons, called the Galilean satellites, were photographed in early March 1979 by Voyager 1 and assembled into this collage. They are not to scale but are in their relative positions. Credit: NASA/JPL.
  • Friday January 29, 2021
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
  • Kenneth C Brandt
  • Robeson Planetarium and Science Center
  • Audience: Family

The Europa Clipper is designated for a launch in 2023. Find out what NASA's looking for, and how the question; "Is there life on Europa?" will be answered.


Jupiter and its four planet-size moons, called the Galilean satellites, were photographed in early March 1979 by Voyager 1 and assembled into this collage. They are not to scale but are in their relative positions. Credit: NASA/JPL.  

Jupiter and its four planet-size moons, called the Galilean satellites, were photographed in early March 1979 by Voyager 1 and assembled into this collage. They are not to scale but are in their relative positions. Europa is near the center of the collage. Credit: NASA/JPL.