Weekly Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 14.05.20

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Newly Reprocessed Images of Europa Show ‚Chaos Terrain‘ in Crisp Detail

The surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa features a widely varied landscape, including ridges, bands, small rounded domes and disrupted spaces that geologists call „chaos terrain.“ Three newly reprocessed images, taken by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s, reveal details in diverse surface features on Europa.

read more: https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/news/newly-reprocessed-images-of-europa-show-chaos-terrain-in-crisp-detail/

via astrobiology at NASA – https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Mission Getting in Shape for Launch

Stacking spacecraft components on top of each other is one of the final assembly steps before a mission launches to the Red Planet.

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via Latest News – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program https://ift.tt/2gRBMK4

Visiting Perseverance During Its Final Week at JPL

An undergraduate physics research student describes her visit to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to see the Perseverance rover before it shipped to Florida for launch.

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via Planetary Society Blog https://ift.tt/QRHOCj

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