‘ChipSats’ Proposed To Search For Biomarkers On Europa

Credit: Draper Laboratory
Advances in spacecraft miniaturization could cut the cost and time of robotic planetary exploration by combining reconnaissance and landing in a single mission, under a concept developed at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory and Cornell University. The approach could enable the life-seeking mission...

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