Author(s): Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Co-Author(s): Francois Raulin, Cynthia Phillips, Kevin Hand, Susanne Neuer, Brad Dalton
Panel Selection: Satellites: Galilean satellites, Titan, and the other satellites of the giant planets.
Institution: Washington State University
The outer solar system provides a rewarding assortment of planetary diversity of high interest to astrobiology. This White Paper for the 2009-2011 Planetary Science Decadal Survey evaluates the planetary bodies in the outer solar system and their value to the search for life and astrobiology.