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Device name:PEP / JDC
Project name:ESA-JUICE
Space probe:ESA-JUICE
Space launcher:Ariane 5
Launch date:2022
Pericentre [km]:tbd
Apocentre [km]:tbd
Inclination []:tbd
Orbital period:tbd

Project JUICE (JUpiter ICy moons Explorer) is a mission of European space agency ESA to planet Jupiter and its moons Europa, Ganymede and Callisto. The probe will orbit Jupiter and at the end of the mission it will orbit the moon Ganymede.

The Department of Space Physics IEP-SAS contributes to development and construction of particle detection science suite PEP (Particle Environment Package) and particularly its plasma analyzer JDC (Jovian plasma Dynamics and Composition) in the frame of scientific-technical collaboration with Swedish Institute of Space Physics IRF in Kiruna.

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