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Designs of Alien Life

Astronomical artist Joel Hagen at work.
Astronomical artist Joel Hagen at
work on his fictional creatures.
Ever wonder what alien life might look like? It's something Joel Hagen, an astronomical artist and imaging specialist who designs for organizations like NASA, thinks about every day. Using reams of astronomical data, piles of planetary photos and plenty of imagination, Hagen makes creatures that could feasibly dwell in particular alien environments.

Of all the places in the solar system where alien life could exist, Mars and the Jupiter moon Europa seem the most likely. Take this quiz to find out why, and check out the fictional aliens Hagen has dreamed up for them.

click here to take the Europa Quiz click here to take the Mars Quiz