Mars has been getting all the manned-mission love lately, but let's not forget all the other heavenly bodies. Jupiter's icy moon Europa is the target objective of a group of volunteer scientists, conceptual artists, and social-media experts looking into sending a one-way crewed mission on a search for knowledge and extraterrestrial life.
Officially, Objective Europa is a group that exists only on the Internet, with no legal organization attached to it. The goal statement reads, "Our purpose is to establish the foundation for and carry out a crewed mission to Jovian ice moon Europa through international crowd-research and participation."… Read more