NASA Scientists Confirm Water Vapor on Europa

A team of NASA scientists has detected water vapor for the first time above Europa’s surface. Scientists believe that liquid water exists below the surface, and sometimes erupts into space in huge geysers. Using one of the largest telescopes in the world, scientists confirmed the existence of the water vapor.

Read the NASA article (and watch the video) here.

This brings to mind the quote from Arthur C. Clarke’s 2010: Odyssey Two:

ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS, EXCEPT EUROPA.
ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE.
USE THEM TOGETHER. USE THEM IN PEACE.