EOA


PLANETARY

Searching For The Molecular
Building Blocks Of Life

The Enceladus Organic Analyzer (EOA) is a novel microchip-based technology enabling analysis of organic molecules in extraterrestrial environments such as that of Saturn’s moon Enceladus.

PARTNERS

The University of Utah




PI

Richard Matthies

Co-I
Anna Butterworth


TEAM

UC Berkeley: Jeremy McCauley, Matin Golozar, Boden Eakins.

The University of Utah: Jungkyu Kim, Zachary Estlack

SPONSORS

NASA








SCHEDULE

Launching on the Europa Clipper in 2023







LOCATION

An icy moon off of Saturn’s E-ring, Enceladus is Saturn’s sixth largest moon, one of the brightest objects in our solar system, and home to massive water vapor geysers.

“[Enceladus is] one of the most scientifically compelling bodies in our solar system.” – NASA