[LMB] OT: 16/10/2021 NYTimes.com: NASA’s Lucy Launches on 12-Year Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 06:02:28 BST 2021


I heard, one of the solar panels didn't lock when it was deployed. However
it seems to be charging the batteries. Still I think mission control can
fix the problem.

On Tue, Oct 19, 2021, 3:52 AM baur baur via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> alas lucy seems to have troubles with on of her solar panels ..
>
>
> https://www.ummid.com/news/2021/october/19.10.2021/nasa-lucy-asteroid-spacecraft-faces-solar-panel-glitch.html
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> servus
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> markus
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> > Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> hat am 19.10.2021 02:31
> geschrieben:
> >
> >
> > I'm looking forward to the results from Luccy's mission. Also, the James
> > Webb telescope has reached French Guyana and it is being checked out
> before
> > being mated onto a Ariane 5 rocket. If all goes will it will be scheduled
> > to launch on December 18. Keep your fingers crossed🤞🏻.
> >
> > On Sat, Oct 16, 2021, 10:09 AM WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > From The New York Times:
> > >
> > > NASA’s Lucy Launches on 12-Year Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids
> > >
> > > The elaborate journey of the robotic spacecraft will offer close
> > > encounters with some of the solar system’s least understood objects.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/16/science/nasa-lucy-launch.html?smid=em-share
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