- Press Release
- Dec 5, 2022
NASA TV to Air Announcement of Instruments for Europa Mission
NASA will announce on Tuesday, May 26, the selection of science instruments for a mission to Europa, to investigate whether Jupiter’s icy moon could harbor conditions suitable for life.
The announcement will air live on NASA Television and NASA.gov at 2 p.m. EDT from the NASA TV studio at the agency’s Headquarters, 300 E Street SW in Washington. There is limited seating in the NASA TV studio for media who would like to attend in person. To arrange access, email Laurie Cantillo at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10 a.m. Tuesday.
NASA received 33 proposals for science instruments to fly onboard a Europa mission, which would conduct repeated close flybys of the small moon during a three-year period.
Participants in the announcement will be:
John Grunsfeld, associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
Jim Green, director, Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters
Curt Niebur, Europa program scientist, NASA Headquarters
To participate by phone, media must contact Steve Cole at 202-358-0918 or email@example.com and provide their media affiliation no later than 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Media and the public also may ask questions via Twitter using #askNASA.
For NASA TV streaming video, schedules and downlink information, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv
For facts about Europa visit: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Jup_Europa