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Bill Nelson says NASA is looking 'very, very aggressively' at moons where life might exist

July 21, 2021 | 6:18 PM GMT
Bill Nelson said NASA is looking closely at planetary moons believed to have oceans that could contain life. “There are moons of other planets that we think there are oceans. If there are oceans, there is very likely to be life. So we are looking at that very, very aggressively. Then, at the end of this year, we’re going to put up the new space telescope… this telescope, a million miles from Earth on the other side of the Earth than the sun, with a blanket behind it to shield out any sunlight, looking out through a keyhole in the sky… looking back 13.35 billion years to the source of light which is shortly after the big bang.” NASA Administrator on reaching out to intelligent life: “If we get any kind of message of intelligent life, then I’m going to suggest our scientists try to make contact with it.”