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[WATCH]: NASA To Disclose New Discoveries About Ocean Worlds Beyond Earth In News Briefing

Apr 13, 2017 07:33 AM EDT


NASA is set to reveal the outcome of their studies about oceans that was found beyond earth in a news briefing. The new discoveries had long waited and now, it will finally make known to the general public. The studies allegedly will give vital information for the betterment of future space exploration.

NASA was first been tasked to study and research the Earth. But throughout the years, it began to expand their studies beyond the planet and now it is taking on the whole universe and galaxy. It already did numerous explorations and discovered many things, events, and phenomenon in space.

And now, the space program agency is set to disclose their discovery about ocean worlds later today. According to NASA, they will set up a news conference today to talk about the result of their discoveries of ocean worlds in the solar system. The briefing will be televised live on NASA Television and the agency's official website at 2 p.m. EDT today.

NASA will hold the event at the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters in Washington and will be participated by many experts around the country. The data and information about the oceans worlds came from the Cassini spacecraft and Hubble Space Telescope. The findings will aid the space agency exploration to the forthcoming Europa Clipper mission set to launch in 2020.

According to CNN, the Europa Clipper mission is set to examine Jupiter's moon Europa, which found to have an ocean on its surface. NASA has discovered last year an icy crust on Europa's floor that is believed to be twice as much water than Earth. Scientists want to get an information whether the Jupiter's moon can sustain life that could lead to more mysteries to be solved.

So how to view the news conference? Visit http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv or watch it here live on the video below. NASA will also give the viewers the chance to ask a question during the during the briefing using the #AskNASA hashtag on Twitter.

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