Lucy Back on Its Solar-Powered Journey to Jupiter Trojans After NASA Team Troubleshoots Spacecraft

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Just hours into Lucy's 12-year journey in October 2021, the first-ever Trojan asteroids mission met an unexpected challenge. Data showed that one of Lucy's solar arrays, which is intended to unfold like a hand fan and power the spacecraft's systems, hadn't fully expanded and locked. To troubleshoot the issue, teams from NASA and Lucy mission partners promptly gathered...

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