There is no extraterrestrial life on Earth, but there are places that are very similar to its habitual habitat. More precisely, these are corners with wildlife, where the conditions are radically different from the rest of the planet. It is there that a new NASA submarine named SUBSEA will go to the operating underwater volcano Loiha.
SUBSEA is both a platform for the placement of specific equipment and a device for studying the aggressive environment. We do not know for certain what hides the icy surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus, or why the liquid sea of Europe, the satellite of Jupiter, does not freeze. It is possible that there are plenty of underwater volcanoes, and the planetoids and their seas constantly shaking from the gravitational influence of gas giants, their masters. In any case, it is dangerous and a lot of unknown.
The first SUBSEA missions will be very simple – to orient on the spot, not to perish, to find promising areas for studying and to make a primary survey. To make the process approach the cosmic realities, communication artificially will be saturated with interference. First, the simulation of the distance – to Mars the signal goes 12.5 minutes, to Jupiter 33-80 minutes, and in fact you need to wait for more and response. Secondly, sometimes the line will be jammed, as if a zone with intense radiation appeared on the way. What in space just does not happen.
When a “space submarine” really can swim in other worlds, no one can argue. For example, NASA plans to send the probe to Jupiter Europe in 2020, but for him, there simply are no tools to drill 1.5 km of ice and get to the liquid water. And where there is liquid on the surface, the use of flying machines is still worthwhile.js.src = “&version=v2.8”; 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));