Sep 2, 2016

New Plans Show Autonomous Submarine Designed To Explore The Oceans Of Jupiter’s Moon

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It’s often said that we know more about the Moon than our own oceans. But what about the oceans of other moons?

Robotic-engineering company German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) has been working on the EurEx (Europa Explorer) project, which includes conceptual plans for a robotic system capable of exploring Europa’s icy subterranean oceans.

Europa, Jupiter’s sixth closest moon, is thought to be one of the more habitable pockets of our solar system, as it’s believed to have a salty liquid water ocean beneath its surface. The ocean is also shielded from radiation, making Europa a promising host for alien life.

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