[ExI] Lucy mission to Jupiter Trojan asteroids
bronto at pobox.com
Tue Sep 21 18:57:48 UTC 2021
On 2021-9-21 11:01, BillK via extropy-chat wrote:
> Lucy loops back around Earth between visiting each Jupiter Lagrange
> point, so it gets a gravity assist back out to Jupiter.
Contributing to global warming!!!!
> By the time
> Lucy gets back to Jupiter the next Lagrange point has moved round in
> Jupiter's orbit to meet Lucy.
It can't be quite that simple: the Trojan points are four years apart,
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