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Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter
Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter (click to enlarge)

Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter

By staying away from the highest radiation areas in the Jupiter system, the European Space Agency's Jupiter Ganymede Orbiterwill be able able to use solar arrays to power a complement of 11 instruments and return ~1.0 Tbit of scientific data. The spacecraft is part of the joint NASA-ESA Europa Jupiter System Mission.

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Credit: NASA/European Space Agency

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