NASA SCIENCE UPDATE: Europa's Hidden Lakes
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Europa, which is slightly smaller than Earth's moon, is thought to have an iron core, a rocky mantle and an ocean of salty water beneath its frozen surface.
Briefing participants are:
Tori Hoehler, astrobiologist and senior research scientist, NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Britney Schmidt, postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin
Louise Prockter, planetary scientist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md.
Tom Wagner, program scientist, cryospheric sciences, Earth Science Division, NASA Headquarters
Briefing recorded on HD NASA TV: http://www.ustream.tv/nasahdtv
Credit NASA / USTREAM