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Earth Trojan Asteroid

The Trojan asteroids are those asteroids that share a common orbit with a planet in the solar system. These rocks circle the same star as that of the planet in the same path. So far only one Trojan asteroid was known to revolve in earth’s orbit. It was called 2010 TK7. Recently astronomers have found ..

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Nasa launches Lucy Spacecraft

American Space Agency, NASA, launched the first-of-its kind mission on October 16, 2021 to study the Trojan asteroids of Jupiter. Highlights Trojan asteroids are two large clusters of space rocks, which are believed to be remnants of primordial material forming the outer planets of the solar system. The space probe is called as Lucy. It ..

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NASA’s Lucy Mission- Key Facts

American Space Agency, NASA, is set to send its first spacecraft to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. Key Points Spacecraft will be launched from “Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida” on October 16, 2021. This spacecraft would obtain new insights into the formation of solar system 4.5 billion years ago. The spacecraft has been named as ..

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