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the billion-dollar question: how does the clipper mission get to europa?

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the billion-dollar question: how does the clipper mission get to europa?

enlarge/ the politics of getting to europa are anything but straightforward.nasashare this storyla cañada flintridge, calif.—at one end of the conference room, four large window panes framed a view of the san gabriel mountains. outside, ribbons of greenery snaked across the hills, a vestige of spring before the dry summer season descends upon los angeles.inside, deep in discussion, a dozen men and women sat around a long, oval-shaped wooden conference table. they were debating how best to send a daring mission, known as europa clipper, to jupiter’s mysterious, icy moon europa. although hundreds of scientists and engineers were already planning and designing this spacecraft, the key decisions were being made in this room on the top floor...