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Astrogeologist, Michael Peterson makes a horrific discovery in the Arctic. A year later, Kathy Connelly and her crew are called away from their research in Antarctica.
Connelly, Peterson, Willard and Robert arrive at the Global Exploration Corporation headquarters, meet the rest of the crew, Choi and Harris, and are tasked with their new mission: the search for life on E
The crew is tested, taught and trained for the mission before beginning the long trip to Europa.
The crew arrives in orbit around Europa and are greeted by a freakish phenomenon. They take some time to explore the ship.
After learning about their new spacesuits, Connelly's Thermal Exploratory System (TES) is launched to the surface of Europa. The crew follows and makes an amazing discovery.
While Connelly, Willard and Robert use TES to melt through the frozen surface of Europa, Choi and Peterson collect samples, which are then brought back to the ship.
Peterson experiments with a specimen with disastrous results.
Robert and Connelly descend through the ice and into the Europian ocean.The true effects of Peterson's poisoning begin to emerge.
Robert and Connelly discover something amazing in the Europoan ocean. Choi learns that there is more to the surface of Europa than they realized. Peterson loses control of himself.
Peterson heads to the surface. Robert and Connelly encounter something huge, and hungry, in the Europian ocean. Choi is attacked.
Choi confronts Peterson. Willard fights to rescue Connelly and Robert, before their time runs out.
Willard, Robert and Connelly descend into a cave system beneath the ocean and find they're unwelcome.
Choi is subdued and captured, but mounts an escape. Connelly, Robert and Willard are pursued deeper into the cave system.