Have conditions for human habitation been found outside of our planet?

NASA will reveal this evening discoveries obtained by the Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope which, according to NASA’s announcement, will help find life beyond Earth. Watch a summary of NASA’s latest discoveries and a sneak peak at what will be revealed today.
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This evening (Thursday), NASA is scheduled to disclose information from its research on other planets’ oceans during a special press conference which will include commentary from world-renowned specialists regarding the possibility of human habitation beyond our planet. NASA is keeping its cards close prior to the event and has not yet revealed what it is going to expose.

However, according to preliminary assessments and notifications, the discoveries are from the Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope regarding Saturn’s moons. “These new discoveries will help inform future ocean world exploration - including NASA’s upcoming Europa Clipper mission planned for launch in the 2020s - and the broader search for life beyond Earth,” said NASA.

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The event is set to take place at the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters in Washington, but specialists from around the world will also be participating. The public can ask questions via Twitter during the press conference by using #AskNASA.



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