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Title: (abstract) Searching for Ice and Ocean Biogenic Activity on Europa and Earth
Authors: Horvath, Joan
Carsey, Frank
Jones, Jack
Johnson, Elizabeth
Chela-Flores, Julian
Jezek, Kenneth
Jeng, Tzyy-Wen
Bradley, Albert
Cutts, James
Issue Date: 27-Jul-1997
Citation: San Diego, CA
Abstract: One of the more likely places in the solar system for the existence of extraterrestrial life forms is the jovian moon Europa. It has been postulated that a volcanically heated ocean exists underneath Europa's icy surface. In order to make quantitative measurements of the Europan environment, a lander spacecraft capable of penetrating the surface ice layer by melting through it is proposed. This vehicle, dubbed a
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