The Story of the Solar System: Ice spires on Callisto

NASA’s Galileo probe flew close by Jupiter’s icy moon Callisto to reveal tall icy structures jutting out of the cratered surface of the satellite.

Callisto's anti-Jovian hemisphere imaged in 2001 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft

Callisto’s anti-Jovian hemisphere imaged in 2001 by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft. Image Credit: NASA

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Animation by Mark Garlick.