Engineers Track Cause Of Lucy Solar Array Glitch

Lucy solar array during January 2021 deployment test at Lockheed Martin in Denver.
Credit: Lockheed Martin
CAPE CANAVERAL—Engineers believe they have tracked the cause of a problem that prevented one of the two circular solar arrays on NASA’s Lucy asteroid probe from unfurling completely, according to mission Principal Investigator Hal Levison, with the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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