• NASA is giving SpaceX $178 million to launch its mission to a Jupiter moon that could harbor alien life

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    This illustration, updated in December 2020, depicts NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft.
    NASA/JPL-Caltech
    NASA has awarded SpaceX a $178 million contract to launch a spacecraft to Jupiter 's moon Europa .
    The Europa Clipper aims to search for signs of aquatic alien life in Europa's vast underground ocean .
    The mission is now set to launch aboard SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket in October 2024.
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    NASA has chosen SpaceX to launch its next alien-hunting mission to a Jupiter moon. The mission, called Europa Clipper, is designed to fly past Jupiter's moon...
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