JUICE Prepares for a first of its kind double-flyby next year.
A Jupiter-bound mission adjusted its course last week…for a rendezvous with Earth. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Jupiter Icy moons Explorer (JUICE) fired its thrusters for 43 minutes on Friday, November 17th. This sets the mission up for a first of its kind double-flyby next year on August 23rd, as it passes the Moon and then the Earth to pick up momentum.Continue reading “ESA’s Juice Mission is Approaching Earth. Why Has it Come Home Before Visiting Jupiter?”