Europa Study and Sea Salt


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Greetings enthusists!

For those of you who may remember, and for others who don’t, we helped out the SJSU student group work on an OpenROV to use as a prototype for a vehicle design for and AUV for an analogue Eruopa subsurface ocean mission.

Well in recent developments, NASA is suggesting, from lab experiments, that the dark regions on the surface of Europa’s Icy shell, is irradiated sea salt…Fantastic! Check out:

I assume that there is a large number of people here who would love to be part of an OpenROV/AUV mission to Europa. What a fantastic thing that would be,