The 1st-ever interplanetary CubeSats – nicknamed Wall-E and Eva – are now on their way to Mars. They set a new CubeSat distance record on May 8. Then Wall-E turned back and grabbed an image of the Earth and moon.
On Monday, scientists announced new evidence suggesting water vapor plumes on Jupiter’s moon Europa. Could we send a spacecraft through one, to test whether Europa’s liquid ocean – buried below its icy crust – might support life?