Jupiter’s Icy Moon Ganymede Has Tectonic Faults Much Like Earth
(Oct 2018) Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede, is an icy world that astronomers believe hides a liquid ocean beneath its surface. That fractured surface, which jumbles old and new features together

Icy moon of Jupiter, Ganymede, shows evidence of past strike
(Oct 2018) an icy moon of Jupiter, appears to have undergone complex periods of geologic activity, specifically strike-slip tectonism, as is seen in Earth’s San Andreas fault. This is the first study to

Icy Jupiter moon shows tectonic activity
(Oct 2018) A recently published study led by researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) reveals Ganymede, an icy moon of Jupiter, appears to have u

Even Ganymede is Showing Tectonic Activity. We’re Going to Need Another Icy Moon Orbiter
(Oct 2018) NASA had planned a mission to Europa called the Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO). It was to launch around 2015 and last until 2025. It’s main objective was to explore Europa and learn more about the s

Jupiter Moon Europa’s Jagged Ice Towers Could Imperil Robot Landers
(Oct 2018) Jupiter’s icy, ocean-harboring moon Europa, as seen by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute Exploring the tropics of Jupiter’s ocean moon Europa would be no walk on the b

Icy warning for space missions to Jupiter’s moon
(Oct 2018) Cardiff University. ” : Scientists suggest fields of 15 metre-high shards of ice could exist on Europa’s surface, posing a threat to future landing missi

Jupiter’s Moon Europa May Have Huge Ice Spikes On Its Surface
(Oct 2018) The study said. Jupiter’s moon Europa has long been a major target for exploration because it harbors a salty water ocean beneath its icy crust. In 2020, a mission is also being planned for Europa whi