[ExI] Lucy mission to Jupiter Trojan asteroids

Anton Sherwood 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, 
not six.

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