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Jupiter Icy moons Explorer (JUICE): An ESA L-Class mission cadidate to the Jupiter system

Dougherty, M. K. and Grasset, O. and Erd, C. and Titov, D. and Bunce, E. and Coustenis, A. and Blanc, M. and Coates, A. and Drossart, P. and Fletcher, L. and Hussmann, H. and Jaumann, Ralf and Krupp, N. and Prieto-Ballesteros, O. and Tortora, P. and Tosi, F. and Van Hoolst, T. (2012) Jupiter Icy moons Explorer (JUICE): An ESA L-Class mission cadidate to the Jupiter system. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2012, 19.-23. März 2012, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.



The discovery of four large moons orbiting around Jupiter by Galileo Galilei four hundred years ago spurred the Copernican Revolution and forever changed our view of the Solar System and universe. Today, Jupiter is seen as the archetype for giant planets in our Solar System as well as for the numerous giant planets known to orbit other stars. In many respects, and in all their complexities, Jupiter and its diverse satellites form a mini-Solar System. By investigating this system, and thereby unravelling the history of its evolution, from initial formation of the planet to the development of its satellite system, we will gain a general understanding of how gas giant planets and their satellite systems form and evolve and of how our Solar System works.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/76104/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Jupiter Icy moons Explorer (JUICE): An ESA L-Class mission cadidate to the Jupiter system
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Dougherty, M. K.Imperial College, LondonUNSPECIFIED
Grasset, O.Lab. de Planétologie et de Géodynamique, Faculté des Sciences, Nantes, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Bunce, E.Leicester UniversityUNSPECIFIED
Coustenis, A.Laboratoire d’Etudes Spatiales et d’Instrumentation en Astrophysique (LESIA), Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, 92195 Meudon Cedex, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Blanc, M.Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Coates, A.University College LondonUNSPECIFIED
Drossart, P.Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Fletcher, L.Oxford UniversityUNSPECIFIED
Hussmann, H.hauke.hussmann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Jaumann, Ralfralf.jaumann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Krupp, N.Max Planck Institute, Lindau, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Prieto-Ballesteros, O.Centro de Astrobiologia, CSIC-INTA, Madrid, SpainUNSPECIFIED
Tortora, P.Univ. BolognaUNSPECIFIED
Tosi, F.INAF-IASF Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Roma ItalyUNSPECIFIED
Van Hoolst, T.Royal Observatory of Belgium, Brussels, BelgiumUNSPECIFIED
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:Jupiter, JUICE, icy moons
Event Title:Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2012
Event Location:The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:19.-23. März 2012
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Space Exploration
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Exploration of the Solar System
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Geology
Deposited By: Pieth, Susanne
Deposited On:26 Sep 2012 09:37
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:36

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