Nasa sends Lucy probe on 12-year mission to explore asteroids around Jupiter

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Nasa has sent a spacecraft deep into the solar system to explore eight asteroids clustered around Jupiter.

The uncrewed spacecraft, called Lucy, launched from Cape Canaveral on a mission that is expected to take 12 years.

An Atlas V rocket blasted off before dawn, sending Lucy on a roundabout orbital journey spanning nearly 4 billion miles (6.3 billion kilometers). 

Read more on this story: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/10/16/nasa-sends-lucy-probe-12-year-mission-explore-asteroids-around/

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