The Worlds of Galileo: The Inside Story of Nasa's Mission to Jupiter

The Worlds of Galileo The Inside Story of Nasa s Mission to Jupiter Ever since Galileo Galilei discovered Jupiter scientists have been fascinated by this giant planet and its four moons Yet for than years little was known about them Only when water and the pote

  • Title: The Worlds of Galileo: The Inside Story of Nasa's Mission to Jupiter
  • Author: Michael Hanlon Arthur C. Clarke
  • ISBN: 9780312272203
  • Page: 161
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Ever since Galileo Galilei discovered Jupiter, scientists have been fascinated by this giant planet and its four moons Yet, for than 350 years, little was known about them Only when water and the potential for life was suspected on one of the moons did scientists plan an ambitious project to find out The result was the most successful unmanned spacecraft everEver since Galileo Galilei discovered Jupiter, scientists have been fascinated by this giant planet and its four moons Yet, for than 350 years, little was known about them Only when water and the potential for life was suspected on one of the moons did scientists plan an ambitious project to find out The result was the most successful unmanned spacecraft ever built the Galileo spaceprobe.Since 1995, Galileo has taken tens of thousands of amazingly detailed photographs of Jupiter and the four Galilean moons Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto With over 100 color images some of the most spectacular images of space ever taken The Worlds of Galileo puts the harsh beauty and staggering geography of the Jovian system into brilliant focus.Now, general readers can discover for themselves the photographs that have allowed scientists to make some of the most important astronomical observations in recent years and follow the entire trajectory of the mission that transformed the way we see our universe.

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