News Archive / Tagged: Lucy
NASA’s Lucy spacecraft may have a solar array problemDerek RichardsonOctober 18th, 2021
In an update, NASA said one of the two circular solar arrays on the Lucy spacecraft bound for Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids may not have fully latched during deployment.
NASA’s Lucy mission begins journey to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroidsTheresa CrossOctober 16th, 2021
NASA’s Lucy mission to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids has begun with a launch atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.
Lucy probe launching to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids this monthLaurel KornfeldOctober 1st, 2021
Lucy, the first spacecraft to explore Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, has completed eight weeks of preparation ahead of its planned Oct. 16 launch.
NASA’s Lucy Trojan asteroid spacecraft arrives in FloridaCullen DesforgesAugust 10th, 2021
NASA’s first spacecraft to explore Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, Lucy, has arrived in Florida in advance of its October 2021 launch.
ULA tapped to begin NASA mission to Jupiter’s trojan asteroidsJoe LatrellFebruary 2nd, 2019
NASA's Launch Services Program announced Feb. 1 that the agency's Lucy asteroid mission would be sent to space using an Atlas V rocket.
Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids given the go aheadJason RhianOctober 31st, 2018
NASA's missions to the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter, have focused on the giant gas planet itself. This could soon change as the space agency has just given the go ahead for the development of a spacecraft designed to study tiny bodies that travel alongside the "king of the planets."
Lockheed Martin tapped to build NASA’s Lucy spacecraftJason RhianJanuary 9th, 2017
NASA has recently announced that the U.S. space agency is planning on sending two new Discovery Program missions to investigate leftovers of the formation of the early Solar System. One of these two spacecraft, Lucy, will be built by Lockheed Martin.
NASA selects Lucy and Psyche for next Discovery missionsPaul KnightlyJanuary 4th, 2017
NASA announced in a news release its next Discovery-class missions will be Lucy and Psyche. The missions will study an array of unexplored asteroids, with Lucy embarking on a tour of Jupiter's Trojan asteroids and Psyche setting course for the metallic asteroid 16 Psyche.