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Flying through an icy plume to test a moon’s hospitality

In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, a NASA spacecraft flew into an icy spray coming off one of Saturn’s moon to figure out whether it has hydrothermal vents that could support life. A NASA video explains the science behind the theories.

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  • GWEN IFILL:

    And now to our NewsHour Shares of the day, something that caught our eye which might be of interest to you, too.

    A NASA spacecraft today flew into an icy spray coming off one of Saturn's moons. The mission? To figure out whether that moon has what they call hydrothermal vents that could support life. This NASA video explains the science behind the theories.

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