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europa: processes and habitabilityThis viewgraph presentation reviews the known and possible geologic processes of Europa. It shows slides of Europa, with different terrains (ridged plains and molten plains), and a possible view of the interior. Europa's eccentric orbit is reviewed. The presentation also reviews Europa's composition. The possible reasons for Europa's geology are reviewed. Also the possiblity that life exists on Europa is raised. The planned Europa Geophysical Explorer mission is also reviewed.
Document ID
20070024457
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Pappalardo, Robert T.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
May 29, 2006
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Meeting Information
Planetary Science: Challenges and Discoveries(Blios)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
Europa
Europa Geophysical Explorer