Juice launch has been delayed to Friday 14 April, 14.14 (to be confirmed)
A special event to participate in the launch of the JUICE - JUpiter ICy moons Explorer mission of the European Space Agency (ESA), which is carrying RIME, the Radar for Icy Moon Exploration developed at UniTrento by an international team led by Professor Lorenzo Bruzzone of the Department of Engineering and Information Science.
The spacecraft will depart from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on Thursday, 13 April 2023, presumably at 2:15 pm, headed towards Jupiter's three icy moons: Ganymede, Europa and Callisto.
The researchers who participated in the programme will comment the various pre-launch phases sharing the behind the scenes of the mission, its purposes and the contribution of the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Trento.
- 13:15 – Arrival of guests and members of the university community
- 13:30 – Introduction to the launch and the RIME project
- 13:45 – Live streaming of the launch and connection with ESA's channel
- 14:45 – Visit to the Science Operation Center laboratory of the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of UniTrento
- 15:45 – End of event and end of ESA's livestream
How to watch the mission
There are no more places available to attend in person. The event can be followed:
- on ESA's website
- on social media: @ESA_JUICE @esascience hashtag ufficiale #ESAJuice