Report: NASA Has a secret space mission to Europa under wraps ?

Well Not so secret anymore if this is story from Yahoo News is true:



Scientists suspect that Europa harbors more water than all of Earth’s oceans combined, but all of that water is contained underneath an icy shell shielded from the surface.
There’s a secret mission to this mysterious water world that NASA is keeping under wraps

In February, NASA announced that it was investing in a $2 billion mission to Europa — a tiny moon of Jupiter that is one of the most likely places for life beyond Earth.

Their spacecraft, called the Europa Multi-Flyby Mission, would orbit Jupiter, taking frequent passes by Europa for a close look at its surface.

What NASA didn’t mention at the time was any plan to land on it. But in a recent conversation with US Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), Ars Technica’s senior space editor, Eric Berger, reported that one such plan was in motion.

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