Reply to post: Re. Icebreaker

Huge ice blades on Jupiter’s Europa will make it a right pain in the ASCII to land on

Conundrum1885

Re. Icebreaker

Actually they may well send a nuclear powered submarine probe there once all the bugs are worked out/etc.

In order to melt the ice it would need to get up to some 200C for several hours and the best way to do this would be something like a small plutonium source (238Pu) and a heat exchanger.

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