Nasa's Europa Clipper Set 

To Crash

Deep-Space Missions

Are usually one-way trips, and that's certainly true of NASA's upcoming Europa Clipper mission,

Which, After Investigating

The potential habitability of the icy Jovian moon, will end in an intentional crash.

But Rather Than Plunging

Into Jupiter as had previously been planned, the spacecraft may now crash into Ganymede or Callisto

Europa Clipper Mission Scientist

"The disposal target had been Jupiter, but it saves propellant, it's more efficient, if we go into either Ganymede or Callisto"

Europa Clipper

Will not be the first spacecraft in the Jupiter system to be intentionally destroyed at mission's end.

NASA's Galileo

Spacecraft was directed to plunge into Jupiter due to the risk of it crashing into Europa,

New Spacecraft Set To Solve 

Hellish Venus' Mysteries