LIFE: Life Investigation For Enceladus A Sample Return Mission Concept in Search for Evidence of Life.

@article{Tsou2012LIFELI,
  title={LIFE: Life Investigation For Enceladus A Sample Return Mission Concept in Search for Evidence of Life.},
  author={P. Tsou and D. Brownlee and C. McKay and A. Anbar and H. Yano and K. Altwegg and L. Beegle and R. Dissly and N. Strange and I. Kanik},
  journal={Astrobiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={
          730-42
        }
}
  • P. Tsou, D. Brownlee, +7 authors I. Kanik
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Astrobiology
  • Life Investigation For Enceladus (LIFE) presents a low-cost sample return mission to Enceladus, a body with high astrobiological potential. There is ample evidence that liquid water exists under ice coverage in the form of active geysers in the "tiger stripes" area of the southern Enceladus hemisphere. This active plume consists of gas and ice particles and enables the sampling of fresh materials from the interior that may originate from a liquid water source. The particles consist mostly of… CONTINUE READING
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