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Jupiter's Io Observed by Spacecraft Galileo (2001) Options
Daemon
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Jupiter's Io Observed by Spacecraft Galileo (2001)

Discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610, Io is Jupiter's closest and third largest moon. It played a significant role in the first measurement of the speed of light, calculated by 17th-century Danish astronomer Ole Rømer. The most geologically active of Jupiter's moons, Io has 30 active volcanoes that are probably energized by the tidal effects of Jupiter's enormous mass. In 2001, the unmanned spacecraft Galileo came within 110 miles (180 km) of Io. What did its images reveal about Io? More...
rossalicia
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Spacecraft Galileo revealed the intensity of volcanic activity on Io.

NeuroticHellFem
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Voyager was great: I had the hots for Chakotay & Ensign Kim. Good show! Whistle
striker
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we have to look in space
TB Turtle
Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 5:19:45 PM

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I enjoy star and cloud watching....from earth. Such brave, curious people, science geeks, gotta love them.
early_apex
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NeuroticHellFem wrote:
Voyager was great: I had the hots for Chakotay & Ensign Kim. Good show! Whistle


Those names are vaguely familiar to me. Mostly I remember 7 of 9, who was rescued from the Borg, but they hesitated to remove all of her implants. Whistle
Fredric-frank Myers
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I have got to say again, that tis a wonderful thing to explore outer-space but couldn't we first finish exploring our ocean's before we fly off and fu*k up some other areas of the universe? Or just maybe we should concentrate on understand and then controlling the Ebola outbreak. Hay, couldn't have started in a better place, Texas. That's the state where they rewrite history & science text books to fit their demented view of the world.
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