Jupiter's moon Europa, as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute

Scientists just discovered that NASA flew through a blast of alien ocean water in 1997 — and a US$2 billion mission may soon ‘taste’ it for signs of life

A new spacecraft could ‘sniff and taste’ the water spraying from an icy moon with a giant hidden ocean and analyse it for signs of habitability — and alien life

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Jupiter's moon Europa, as seen by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute
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