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NASA Observes Solar Array Failure in New Lucy Asteroid Spacecraft
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NASA Observes Solar Array Failure in New Lucy Asteroid Spacecraft

A new NASA spacecraft targeting Trojan asteroids near Jupiter has a little problem with its solar panels, but the probe…
Lucy takes off, NASA’s first mission to Trojan asteroids
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Lucy takes off, NASA’s first mission to Trojan asteroids

Lucy, NASA’s first mission to the Trojan asteroids, located in the orbit of Jupiter, took off on Saturday morning from…
NASA launches robotic archaeologist Lucy on ambitious mission to Trojan asteroids
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NASA launches robotic archaeologist Lucy on ambitious mission to Trojan asteroids

Editor’s note: NASA’s launch webcast for the Lucy asteroid mission is still underway as the the probe awaits spacecraft separation.…
Discoverer of the eponymous fossil from the Lucy asteroid mission excited to see Saturday’s launch
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Discoverer of the eponymous fossil from the Lucy asteroid mission excited to see Saturday’s launch

Decades ago, Donald Johanson found fossils of an early hominid that would rewrite scientists’ understanding of our species. This weekend,…
Learn about the 8 asteroids that NASA’s Lucy spacecraft will visit
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Learn about the 8 asteroids that NASA’s Lucy spacecraft will visit

(Image credit: NASA Goddard / YouTube) The solar system is populated with asteroids as different as our planets. The main…
Spaceship Ideas Inspired by NASA’s Asteroid Lucy Mission to Try at Home
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Spaceship Ideas Inspired by NASA’s Asteroid Lucy Mission to Try at Home

NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids is scheduled to launch soon, with the agency pointing to a window that…
NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission is in good time for Saturday’s launch. Here’s how to watch live.
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NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission is in good time for Saturday’s launch. Here’s how to watch live.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA’s latest planetary science mission, an asteroid-observing probe called Lucy that will fly through a record…
Lucy, NASA’s spacecraft, assaults the Trojan asteroids
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Lucy, NASA’s spacecraft, assaults the Trojan asteroids

Listen to this article about the application. Listen to this article about the application. Lucy is about to fly into…
NASA’s Lucy probe will visit 8 asteroids in 12 years. This is how it will work.
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NASA’s Lucy probe will visit 8 asteroids in 12 years. This is how it will work.

Squeezing the flybys of eight asteroids, most in a completely unexplored region of space, in just 12 years is challenging,…
How to watch NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission launch this week online
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How to watch NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission launch this week online

NASA is preparing to launch a new science spacecraft on Saturday (October 16) to study asteroids near Jupiter, and you…
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