Jupiter Trojans

Lucy Has its First Asteroid Target in the Crosshairs

NASA's Lucy spacecraft launched almost one year ago, in October of 2021. Its journey is an ambitious one, and long.…

6 months ago

Lucy Adds Another Asteroid to its Flyby List

In October 2021, NASA launched its ambitious Lucy mission. Its targets are asteroids, two in the main belt and eight…

1 year ago

NASA’s Mission to Visit 8 Asteroids, Lucy, Launches on October 16th

An early morning launch is planned for the Lucy spacecraft, the first space mission to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. Tomorrow,…

2 years ago

Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids Offer Surprises Even Before NASA’s Lucy Mission has a Chance to Visit Them.

A new study out this month suggests that Jupiter's Trojan asteroids may be more peculiar than previously thought. The Trojan…

3 years ago

NASA Announces Missions to Explore Early Solar System

NASA has announced the two missions that will make up Discovery 13 and 14, both of which are robotic missions…

7 years ago