TITLE

MISSION: ACCOMPLISHED

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/7/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the Galileo space mission of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Problems with the launching of the spacecraft in 1982; Astronomical discoveries of the mission; Discovery of an ocean of water on Europa, a moon of Jupiter.
ACCESSION #
11213652

 

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