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.
The University of Utah
Co-I Anna Butterworth
UC Berkeley: Jeremy McCauley, Matin Golozar, Boden Eakins.
The University of Utah: Jungkyu Kim, Zachary Estlack
Launching on the Europa Clipper in 2023
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
Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley