After Juice launched, flight controllers noticed the ice-penetrating RIME antenna was not fully deployed. They suspected a tiny pin was the culprit.
With a mechanical jolt and some ingenious tactics from our mission control, the 16-metre-long boom was unleashed on 12 May!
RIME is now ready to help explore Jupiter’s icy moons when Juice arrives in the Jovian system in 8 years. 🌌🛰️
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