JUICE’s stuck but moving RIME antenna is captured by MCSE’s Juice Monitoring Camera on board the spacecraft. This animation shows the radar’s movements in five photos taken across 17–21 April, as teams on Earth work through steps in Juice’s deployment.In order, the images in the animation show the RIME antenna:

  • Before launch lock release
  • After launch lock release
  • After deployment of the first segment
  • After deployment attempt of second and third segments
  • After deployment of the magnetometer boom

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