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If On Europe Is Life, These Robots Will Find It

Europa mission begins under the ice of Antarctica. It was there that a group of scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) test different robotic submarines for several years, trying to find out what technologies will work best when NASA's, finally, will launch a mission to Jupiter's icy moon. "I really want to, we looked under the ice of Europe. I would like to explore what's down there, "said Britney Schmidt, assistant professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Science at Georgia Tech, and principal investigator of NASA-funded project called SIMPLE. The name stands for "study of subglacial ecosystems, marine and similar planetary".

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