Exploring Satellite Oceans
William S Darter
November 26, 2012
Life, as we know it, requires liquid water, and there is increasing evidence that some of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn have water oceans covered by crusts of ice. These are probably our best bet for extra-terrestrial life, and exploring them should be our highest priority.
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