Monday, 07/26/2021; Nikos Kaimakamis
SpaceX has won a major contract with NASA for its upcoming mission to the Jupiter satellite. The NASA spacecraft will be transported with the Falcon Heavy rocket in October 2024.
The spaceship Europa Clipper will travel with his help Falcon Heavy of SpaceX on the frozen satellite of Jupiter, Europe, for the purpose of studying and first examining the possibility of whether or not there is life there. SpaceX’s contract is valued at $ 178 million while it is one of the most important contracts that NASA has entered into with a private company.
The Europa Clipper is expected to reach the Europa satellite in 2030, while this mission will be the closest approach that humanity has made so far to this satellite, where there is a suspicion that it hosts life in microbial form, due to the fact that beneath its icy surface it is estimated that there is a huge ocean .
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