ESA's mission JUICE on its journey to Jupiter
News from Apr 14, 2023
ESA's mission JUICE (Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer) launched today at 14:14 CEST from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on the Ariane 5 rocket. Yesterdays first launch attempt has been scrubbed due to weather conditions. The journey to Jupiter takes approximately 8 years. JUICE will explore Jupiter and its three large icy moons Europa, Ganymede and Callisto with a suite of remote sensing, geophysical and in situ instruments. This mission is the first one swinging into the orbit of a moon in this case Ganymede. Watch this artist animation to see what will happen in the next few days.