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JUICE primary structure on the move

JUICE primary structure on the move


Date: 05 September 2019
Satellite: JUICE
Location: Arianegroup facility in Lampoldshausen, Germany
Copyright: Courtesy of Airbus and ArianeGroup

The primary spacecraft structure of ESA's JUICE mission being moved to the clean room at the Arianegroup facility in Lampoldshausen, Germany in September 2019.

The primary structure of the spacecraft is part of the so-called Structure, Shielding and Thermal Subsystem (SSTS), built under the responsibility of Airbus Defence & Space in Madrid, Spain, with participation by RUAG Space Switzerland and RUAG Space Austria.

The delivery of the primary structure marked the beginning of the flight model assembly, with the integration of the propulsion system that will enable the mission to reach and study Jupiter and its moons.

Last Update: 24 October 2019
20-Nov-2019 01:50 UT

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