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(Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer)
(mission to Jupiter in development)

JUICE (for Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer) is space mission to Jupiter in development by the European Space Agency for a launch around 2022 to go into Jupiter orbit last 229 for 3+ years of observation of the planet and its moons, finally orbiting Ganymede. A major goal is to characterize the moons' internal structure, especially any ocean layers under the surface.


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European Space Agency (ESA)