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Nasa launches Lucy spacecraft

 

  • Nasa launched Lucy spacecraft, the first space mission to study the Trojans Asteroids. 
  • Lucy will journey for 12 years, observing one main belt asteroid and seven Trojan asteroids.
  • The swarms of Trojan asteroids associated with Jupiter are thought to be remnants of the primordial material that formed the outer planets. 
  • These primitive bodies hold vital clues to deciphering the history of the solar system.