ESA Launches Europe’s First Mission to Jupiter

Published by The Launch Pad on 04/14/2023 UTC

The ESA Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission is now on its way to Jupiter after its successful launch onboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, this 5,963kg satellite is tasked with exploring the gas giant Jupiter and its Icey moons. The mission is expected to take around 8 years to get to Jupiter.

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