Transcript: Lucy Trojan
Asteroid Mission Teaser
Beyond the asteroid belt are fossils of planet formation, known as the Trojan asteroids.
These primitive bodies share Jupiter’s orbit in two vast swarms, leading and trailing the planet.
Now, NASA is preparing to visit seven asteroids.
Embarking on a twelve-year odyssey that will span Jupiter’s orbit.
One mission will explore these objects for the first time.
Lucy: the first mission to the Trojan Asteroids.