Monday, December 29, 2008
NASA's ENDURANCE Finishes Antarctic Tests
Here is an article about NASA finishing up the tests of the ENDURANCE (Environmentally Non-Disturbing Under-ice Robotic Antarctic Explorer). The ENDURANCE passed the tests in Antarctica, which is among the final tests for it. The ENDURANCE was developed by NASA as a vehicle to send to Jupiter's moon Europa. On Europa it's mission is to go under Europa's crust and find out what is there, which might even include life. While being tested in Antarctica it discovered a new type of microbes in Lake Bonney.