The Lucy Mission is days away from launching its spacecraft on a 12 year mission which will carry it out to Jupiter’s orbit and back twice. This enables it to visit both swarms of Trojan asteroids, a cloud of asteroids which have been trapped by Jupiter’s gravity since the early days of the solar system. During this flight it will be able to fly by 6 targets, one of which has a moon and another is a large binary asteroid - making for a total of 8 asteroids with one spacecraft.
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