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Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO)

The Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) was a proposed spacecraft designed to explore the icy moons of Jupiter. The main target was Europa, the suspected ocean of which is one of the places where simple alien life is a possibility in our solar system. Ganymede and Callisto, which are now thought to have liquid, salty oceans beneath their icy surfaces, were also targets of interest for the probe. Science payload mass: 1500 kg Ion thrusters: multiple 30kW,Isp=7000s Mission design life: 20 years
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