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JUICE Mission
ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice, will make detailed observations of the giant gas planet and its three large ocean-bearing moons – Ganymede, Callisto and Europa – with a suite of remote sensing, geophysical and in situ instruments. The mission will characterise these moons as both planetary objects and possible habitats, explore Jupiter’s complex environment in depth, and study the wider Jupiter system as an archetype for gas giants across the Universe.
Launch: 14 April 2023
Launch location: Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5
Flybys en route: August 2024 Lunar-Earth, August 2025 Venus, September 2026 Earth, January 2029 Earth
Arrival at Jupiter: July 2031
Together with se2s (se2s.ch) we collaborated in the preparations for the European Space Agency's Juice mission, specifically in relation to the RADEM (RADiation hard Electron Monitor: https://sci.esa.int/web/future-missions-department/-/56060-radiation-monitor-radem-for-the-juice-mission). The Juice mission aims to explore Jupiter and its moons. Our involvement included the activation of instruments, subsequent commissioning, and operational support throughout the mission's inaugural year.
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