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Europe’s Jupiter spacecraft enters crucial testing phase – The Guardian

Critical sequence of tests begins in space simulator to prepare Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer for its journey to the great gas giant

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SpaceCritical sequence of tests begins in space simulator to prepare Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer for its journey to the great gas giant
The European Space Agencys Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice) has begun a critical sequence of tests to make sure it can function correctly in the hostile conditions of outer space.
Having been assembled by Airbus Friedrichshafen, Germany, the 6.2 tonne spacecraft has now arrived at Esas European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in the Netherlands, where…

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