JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE): An ESA mission to orbit Ganymede and to characterise the Jupiter system

  title={JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE): An ESA mission to orbit Ganymede and to characterise the Jupiter system},
  author={O. Grasset and M. Dougherty and A. Coustenis and E. Bunce and C. Erd and D. Titov and M. Blanc and A. Coates and P. Drossart and L. Fletcher and H. Hussmann and R. Jaumann and N. Krupp and J. Lebreton and O. Prieto-Ballesteros and P. Tortora and F. Tosi and T. Hoolst},
  journal={Planetary and Space Science},
Past exploration of Jupiter's diverse satellite system has forever changed our understanding of the unique environments to be found around gas giants, both in our solar system and beyond. The detailed investigation of three of Jupiter's Galilean satellites (Ganymede, Europa, and Callisto), which are believed to harbour subsurface water oceans, is central to elucidating the conditions for habitability of icy worlds in planetary systems in general. The study of the Jupiter system and the possible… Expand
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