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Unformatted text preview: • Jupiter’s moons are called Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto, and Amalthea • The mission ended in 2003 with Galileo’s descent into Jupiter’s atmosphere • It discovered evidence of layers of salt water on Europa, Ganymede and Callisto • It also discovered extreme levels of volcanic activity on Io • The craft was originally designed for a 3 and a half year direct flight to Jupiter but the path was changed to use other planets gravity to slingshot in a 6 year indirect flight...
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