NASA will announce new findings about Jupiter’s ocean-harboring moon Europa during a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on Monday (Sept. 26).
“Astronomers will present results from a unique Europa observing campaign that resulted in surprising evidence of activity that may be related to the presence of a subsurface ocean on Europa,” NASA officials wrote in a media advisory Tuesday (Sept. 20).
The new information comes courtesy of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, agency officials said. You can follow the news conference live here at Space.com, courtesy of NASA.
The Cassini probe is set to make its deepest-ever dive through a plume of ice that Saturn’s Enceladus moon sprays into space. It is hoped that the flyby will give NASA new clues about what goes on in the ocean on the moon’s surface and whether it can support life.
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