- Status Report
- September 11, 2023
Video: U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón Unveils Her Poem for Europa
Poet Laureate Ada Limón read her poem for NASA’s Europa Clipper mission and talked with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden; Nicola Fox, associate administrator of the NASA Science Mission Directorate; and Sheri Wells-Jensen, the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, Exploration and Scientific Innovation, about space exploration, poetry and sending inspirational messages into space.
Limón’s poem will be engraved on the Europa Clipper spacecraft, which will travel 1.8 billion miles to explore Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter.