Kicking off at 7PM GMT (2PM EDT) on Thursday, April 13, NASA will be hosting a conference where it will unveil “new discoveries … on oceans beyond Earth”.
Express.co.uk will broadcast a stream of the event here from Nasa TV.
The space agency will announce the major development as well as outline plans for future space explorations and the search for life elsewhere in the universe.
The likes of Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, Jim Green, director, Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters, and Mary Voytek, astrobiology senior scientist, will be present at the briefing.
NASA is to make an announcement on 'new discoveries'
A press release from NASA reads: “NASA will discuss new results about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency’s Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope.”
It adds: “These new discoveries will help inform future ocean world exploration – including NASA’s upcoming Europa Clipper mission planned for launch in the 2020s – and the broader search for life beyond Earth.”
Cassini is currently in orbit around Saturn
It is unsure exactly what NASA is set to announce, but speculation is rife that its Cassini spacecraft has spotted an ocean world.
Cassini left Earth twenty years ago and has been orbiting Saturn for the last 13 years.
Nasa may have found a new planet
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The craft has been responsible for some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring images of the ringed planet but has now entered the “thrilling final chapter” of its life.
NASA has made huge strides in space exploration and more specifically the search for alien life in recent years.
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NASA's Cassani mission have released these amazing unseen photos of Saturn and it's many moons. These incredible images show close up photographs of Saturn and and it's orbiting moons taken from approximately 1.4 million miles away.
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Titan and Saturn are seen in this image taken 1.42 million miles away
Highlights for the space agency include discovering water on Mars, which massively increases the chance of finding life on the Red Planet.
However, earlier this year it announced that it has found an entire solar system which has at least three Earth-like planets, which could be home to alien species.