NASA will send a spacecraft to explore Jupiter’s asteroids – MCOT Thai News Agency

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 – The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will send a spacecraft on a mission to explore the Trojan asteroid (Trojan) orbiting Jupiter, which has never been explored. This group of asteroids before The spacecraft, named “Lucy” (Lucy) will be the first vehicle to travel to explore and collect information of these asteroids seriously.

The probe is scheduled to be launched into space from the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida today at 5:34 p.m. local time. The rocket used to bring the probe into the air is the Atlas V rocket, United Launch Alliance (United Launch Alliance) or ULA, a joint venture between Boeing. D with Lockheed Martin

If planned, Lucy will travel through the air on a 12-year exploration mission to study an unprecedented number of asteroids. Scientists hope Lucy’s approach to seven Trojan asteroids could help tell the story of the solar system. Which was born 4.5 billion years ago.-Thai news agency

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