Prepare for Europa Encounter

Dilwyn looking wistfully down at the icy surface of Europa
Dilwyn looking wistfully down at the icy surface of Europa

We’re getting excited here at WASA HQ in our bunker shed at our top secret base somewhere near Cerrigydrudion.  Europa is getting closer.  In this latest photo from on board Cymru III Dilwyn is seen poring over the planet’s surface looking for a place to touch down.  It’s clearly pretty cold down there, so the fingerless gloves from Mamgu 5 christmases ago should be in order.  As well as a hat.

Dilwyn has been advised by our scientists that the surface looks to be a highly fractured icy crust, and may turn slushy underfoot.  Mass-spectrographic analysis indicates the long suspected sub-surface ocean on Europa is likely to be closer to the surface than anticipated.  Dilwyn will be taking his fishing rod.  And a spoon.

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