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Key Facts In This Video
Io orbits Jupiter faster than its outer sister moons, Europa and Ganymede. 00:36
The largest volcanic eruptions in the solar system occur on Io. 02:52
Io's volcanic plumes can reach 500 km (310 mi) above its surface. 03:24