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Why Wait for NASA? Let’s Start Planning a Manned Mission to Europa Now

 What spaceflight really needs is a one-way manned mission to explore Jupiter’s icy and mysterious moon Europa.

At least that’s the idea behind a project launched this week called Objective Europa, which aims to create a detailed plan for how to put human footprints on the snowy surface of this outer body. Moreover, they want to hear from you. Objective Europa is hoping to crowdsource the endeavor, gathering all the best minds and concepts on the internet to address this topic.

It probably sounds like a big step to start preparing for a manned Europa mission.