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Jupiter moon Europa
June 16, 2014

Distant Oasis

The frozen, fissured surface of Jupiter's moon Europa, seen here in a colorized mosaic image from the Galileo spacecraft, hides a liquid ocean that may hold all the ingredients needed for life.

This image is from the July 2014 feature story “Life Beyond Earth."

Photograph by Galileo Project/NASA/JPL; Reprocessed by Ted Stryk

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