NASA is going to make history, for the first time the vehicle will go out of the solar system

NASA is going to make history, for the first time the vehicle will go out of the solar system
The US space agency NASA is about to launch a big mission in the next one week to study asteroids. The name of this mission is Lucy Asteroid Spacecraft Lucy will go into space to study ancient asteroids and uncover the secrets of the origin of the solar system. The cost of this mission is Rs 7387 crore.

The launch window to send Lucy spacecraft into space is starting from October 16. This mission is for 12 years. It will take 12 years for Lucy to leave the Solar System. During this, more than half a dozen Trojans will emerge from the side of asteroids. These asteroids are revolving around the planet Jupiter.

Many works are going to be done for the first time in this mission. For example, Lucy will pass through Jupiter's asteroid belt for the first time. For the first time a spacecraft is being sent outside the solar system. For the first time, a spacecraft is being launched to study the ancient history of the solar system and the universe. NASA has said in its statement that this is happening for the first time that multiple tasks are being done from the same mission. We're going to go back to history.

NASA said that Lucy will tell us about the antiquity of space. Will give information about the origin of planets and the positions of asteroids. The name Lucy is given after a 3.2 million year old human skeleton. The origin of humans was revealed from this skeleton. A new twist, a new definition, was revealed in the study of the sustainable development of humans. Lucy was discovered in 1974.

Harold Levison, Principal Investigator of the Lucy Mission at the Southwest Research Institute, said that if we talk about scientific importance, then the asteroids present in space are no less than a diamond. By studying them, we can find out the structure of the big planets. We can find out how our solar system was formed. What was needed to make it?

Haurold told that the Lucy spacecraft will study about eight asteroids during its 12-year journey. During this time it will come close to the earth three times. Out of which it will revolve twice from inside the solar system and the third time from outside the solar system. This is a big step for space scientists. We want to understand the world of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter. Of the 8 asteroids that Lucy will study, there are seven Trojan asteroids. Four Trojan asteroids are in pairs. That is, Lucy will study two asteroids at once. Also will send pictures of two asteroids.

Apart from studying many types of asteroids, the Lucy spacecraft will also reveal many new secrets. It will also find out whether life is possible on an asteroid. They may consist only of silicates, clays, or may contain organic matter. Is there or has there been any microscopic life on an asteroid? Or is it possible in the future.

The asteroids that the Lucy spacecraft is going to study before leaving the solar system are Donald Johnson, Euribetes and its satellites Quetta, Polymele, Leucus, Orus and the pair Patroclus/Menoetius. The details of the entire mission have been given on Lucy's website.

The Lucy spacecraft is fitted with a Color Visible Camera, Long Range Reconnaissance Imager, Thermal Emission Spectrometer, Terminal Tracking Camera, High-Gain Antenna, which will study various aspects of asteroids. This spacecraft has been made by Lockheed Martin Company. It is 43 feet long. Its solar panels are 20 feet in diameter. It will be sent to space from Cape Canaveral Launch Station by Atlas-V rocket.

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