Will NASA’s Subsequent Flagship Mission Be To ‘Ice Big’ Neptune And Its Mad Moon Triton?
Back in 1989 NASA’s Voyager 2 became the first spacecraft to visit and photograph the planet Neptune, the eighth planet from the Sun. Nothing has been back since. That’s despite Neptune-size exoplanets—planets orbiting other stars—appearing to be by far the most common. It’s also despite the fact that one of its moons, Triton, is now…