NASA Missions-Galileo

From Mikayla Pearce


The Galileo mission consists of two space crafts. The Galileo project was first created as a mission to study Jupiter and their satellites. This picture of the moon was taken by Galileo at 9:35 am.

Dates/of discoveries ?

It arrived at Jupiter on the 7th of December 1995.

What was the discovery /ies ?

Galileo missions successfully study the moons.

After discoveries including evidence for the existence of a saltwater ocean beneath the moon europa's icy surface.

Technologies used of the time ?

They used spacecraft reached a maximum distance from Jupiter it was about 20 million kilometres.

What contribution did they make to our knowledge and understanding

of the solar system ?

It helped the scientists with all the information to study Jupiter.