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Status

Success

Lucy

Launch Time
Sat Oct 16, 2021 09:34 UTC

Rocket

Atlas V 401
ULA
Status: Active
Price: $109.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 3,826 kN
Payload to LEO: 9,797 kg
Payload to GTO: 4,750 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 58.3 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.2 m
Fairing Height: 13.8 m

Mission Details

Lucy

Lucy is a planned NASA space probe that will tour five Jupiter trojans, asteroids which share Jupiter's orbit around the Sun, orbiting either ahead of or behind the planet. All will be fly-by missions. Three instruments comprise the payload: a high-resolution visible imager, an optical and near-infrared imaging spectrometer and a thermal infrared spectrometer.

Payloads: 1
Heliocentric Orbit

Location

SLC-41, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2021

99th orbital launch attempt

United Launch Alliance

146th mission
4th mission of 2021
145th successful mission
141st consecutive successful mission

Atlas V

89th mission
3rd mission of 2021
88th successful mission
79th consecutive successful mission