The US space agency NASA has started a mission to search for life on the planet Jupiter.
NASA has tied up with Elon Musk's company SpaceX to start the investigation of this planet. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said in a statement that the Falcon Heavy rocket will be launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in October 2024 for the Europa Clipper mission. A $178 million deal has been signed between NASA and SpaceX.
will take more than five years
Jupiter's distance is about 390 million miles (630 million kilometers) from Earth and the journey is expected to take more than five years. In a statement, NASA said that Europa Clipper (rocket) will conduct a detailed survey of the planet Jupiter and it will be investigated whether there are favorable conditions for life on this planet. These rockets will be equipped with high-resolution cameras, spectrometers, and other types of technology. Apart from this, radar for entry into the ice layer below will also be included in it.