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Juice mission clips:
Medium Gain Antenna & solar array deployment

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Airbus Defence & Space
Toulouse, France
July-September 2022

Juice mission clips:
Medium Gain Antenna deployment

Airbus Defence & Space
Toulouse, France
September 2022
&bdquo;An instrument destined for Jupiter orbit undergoes eight days of cryogenic radio-frequency testing using a new test facility at ESA&rsquo;s ESTEC technical centre in the Netherlands. The Submillimetre Wave Instrument of ESA&rsquo;s Juice mission will survey the churning atmosphere of Jupiter and the scanty atmospheres of its Galilean moons.<br />Testing took place in ESA&rsquo;s custom-built Low-temperature Near-field Terahertz chamber, or Lorentz. The first chamber of its kind, the 2.8-m diameter Lorentz chamber can perform high-frequency radio-frequency testing in realistic space conditions, combining space-quality vacuum with ultra-low temperatures.&ldquo;

Ultra-cool test of Jupiter instrument

„An instrument destined for Jupiter orbit undergoes eight days of cryogenic radio-frequency testing using a new test facility at ESA’s ESTEC technical centre in the Netherlands. The Submillimetre Wave Instrument of ESA’s Juice mission will survey the churning atmosphere of Jupiter and the scanty atmospheres of its Galilean moons.
Testing took place in ESA’s custom-built Low-temperature Near-field Terahertz chamber, or Lorentz. The first chamber of its kind, the 2.8-m diameter Lorentz chamber can perform high-frequency radio-frequency testing in realistic space conditions, combining space-quality vacuum with ultra-low temperatures.“
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0FoybE1ov8

The Making of JUICE - A film project
&ldquo;This is the eighth episode of a series, in which we take the viewer behind the scenes of the JUICE mission, and into the world of European space industry, space technology and the planetary science community.&rdquo;<br />In this episode: the description of the magnetic test campaign that took place in mid-August 2022. This test was the first of its kind ever performed on a whole spacecraft.

The Making of Juice | episode 8

“This is the eighth episode of a series, in which we take the viewer behind the scenes of the JUICE mission, and into the world of European space industry, space technology and the planetary science community.”
In this episode: the description of the magnetic test campaign that took place in mid-August 2022. This test was the first of its kind ever performed on a whole spacecraft.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZSRgCH5fJk
&ldquo;This is the seventh episode of a series, in which we take the viewer behind the scenes of the European space industry, space technology and planetary science community around the Juice mission.<br />In this episode, members of the Juice project team discuss the shift of Juice&rsquo;s launch window to accommodate difficulties encountered in the previous two years, settling on a new window of 5&ndash;25 April 2023. How was this new launch window selected, and what impact will this have on Juice&rsquo;s journey and trajectory?&rdquo;

The Making of Juice | Episode 7

“This is the seventh episode of a series, in which we take the viewer behind the scenes of the European space industry, space technology and planetary science community around the Juice mission.
In this episode, members of the Juice project team discuss the shift of Juice’s launch window to accommodate difficulties encountered in the previous two years, settling on a new window of 5–25 April 2023. How was this new launch window selected, and what impact will this have on Juice’s journey and trajectory?”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2mQRrq-BTY
In this Episode it is presented the idea and results of the &lsquo;JUICE Up Your Rocket!&rsquo; competition. Children from all over the world were invited to create a piece of art related to the mission.<br />&bdquo;The winning artwork will be placed on the nose (fairing) of the rocket that will launch Juice into space! &bdquo;

The Making of Juice | Episode 6

In this Episode it is presented the idea and results of the ‘JUICE Up Your Rocket!’ competition. Children from all over the world were invited to create a piece of art related to the mission.
„The winning artwork will be placed on the nose (fairing) of the rocket that will launch Juice into space! „
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjnmny4kKVY
&bdquo;Behind the scenes of ESA&rsquo;s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, following the mission as it is built and tested ahead of launch in 2023.&nbsp;<br />This documentary covers milestones throughout 2020 and 2021 as the teams worked through the COVID pandemic restrictions at different Airbus sites as well as ESA&rsquo;s technical heart in The Netherlands, ESTEC. Milestones include various integration activities and environmental testing, such as thermal testing inside the Large Space Simulator at ESTEC.<br />The reportage contains interviews with various mission personnel.&ldquo;

The Making of JUICE - compilation 2020 - 2021

„Behind the scenes of ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, following the mission as it is built and tested ahead of launch in 2023. 
This documentary covers milestones throughout 2020 and 2021 as the teams worked through the COVID pandemic restrictions at different Airbus sites as well as ESA’s technical heart in The Netherlands, ESTEC. Milestones include various integration activities and environmental testing, such as thermal testing inside the Large Space Simulator at ESTEC.
The reportage contains interviews with various mission personnel.“
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqkDWrbpJDg
&bdquo;The ESA Juice team has been working very hard to prepare the spacecraft for the first test in the one-year long environmental test campaign. This is the so-called Thermal Balance Thermal Vacuum (TBTV) test.<br />Juice is in the Large Space Simulator (LSS), a unique facility in Europe (run by the European Test Center, at ESA/ESTEC in the Netherlands) that can simulate the vacuum and cold and hot temperature conditions in space, and also the Sun itself!<br />The TBTV started on 17 June with the closure of the LSS and the &quot;pumping-down&quot;, meaning the removal of air within the chamber to a pressure level of 10nbar (1/100 000 000th of the outside air pressure). This is the closest Juice will come to space conditions while on Earth. It will undergo 24/7 testing, ending on 16 July 2021.<br />In this episode this process is followed and several team members comment on the different moments.&ldquo;

The Making of JUICE - Episode 5

„The ESA Juice team has been working very hard to prepare the spacecraft for the first test in the one-year long environmental test campaign. This is the so-called Thermal Balance Thermal Vacuum (TBTV) test.
Juice is in the Large Space Simulator (LSS), a unique facility in Europe (run by the European Test Center, at ESA/ESTEC in the Netherlands) that can simulate the vacuum and cold and hot temperature conditions in space, and also the Sun itself!
The TBTV started on 17 June with the closure of the LSS and the "pumping-down", meaning the removal of air within the chamber to a pressure level of 10nbar (1/100 000 000th of the outside air pressure). This is the closest Juice will come to space conditions while on Earth. It will undergo 24/7 testing, ending on 16 July 2021.
In this episode this process is followed and several team members comment on the different moments.“
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gr6P0GtS3JA
&bdquo;JUICE has been finished!! Well, the integration of the spacecraft has been finished to a very large degree by the people at Airbus Friedrichshafen, Germany, and all the project team. JUICE has now been transported from Friedrichshafen to ESA - ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. With it, a whole team of people from Airbus has arrived as well and are getting settled in their new temporary spot at ESTEC. They follow the spacecraft where it goes ... on Earth!<br />JUICE will be prepared for a one year long test campaign, that takes place at ESTEC until July 2021 and continues at Airbus in Toulouse, France, later in the summer.&ldquo;

The Making of JUICE - Episode 4

„JUICE has been finished!! Well, the integration of the spacecraft has been finished to a very large degree by the people at Airbus Friedrichshafen, Germany, and all the project team. JUICE has now been transported from Friedrichshafen to ESA - ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. With it, a whole team of people from Airbus has arrived as well and are getting settled in their new temporary spot at ESTEC. They follow the spacecraft where it goes ... on Earth!
JUICE will be prepared for a one year long test campaign, that takes place at ESTEC until July 2021 and continues at Airbus in Toulouse, France, later in the summer.“
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCZARXelT-8
&bdquo;In this episode we walk with JUICE Project Manager Giuseppe Sarri from ESA / ESTEC at the beach near ESTEC in the Netherlands, talking about three of the challenges for the JUICE mission: the little solar energy available at Jupiter, the low temperatures and the high radiation environment.<br />Airbus Defence and Space the Netherlands in Leiden is responsible for building the two huge JUICE Solar Arrays, or wings. We visit Airbus DS NL together with Sam Verstaen, JUICE Electrical and Power System Engineer from ESA, and witness an in-line deployment test of one of the massive solar array wings in the clean hall. Airbus AIT Manager Wolter van der Kant explains about the procedure and the test programme, and Airbus Senior Expert Solar Arrays Ed Bongers talks about the challenges of designing and building the Solar Arrays.&ldquo;

The Making of JUICE - Episode 3

„In this episode we walk with JUICE Project Manager Giuseppe Sarri from ESA / ESTEC at the beach near ESTEC in the Netherlands, talking about three of the challenges for the JUICE mission: the little solar energy available at Jupiter, the low temperatures and the high radiation environment.
Airbus Defence and Space the Netherlands in Leiden is responsible for building the two huge JUICE Solar Arrays, or wings. We visit Airbus DS NL together with Sam Verstaen, JUICE Electrical and Power System Engineer from ESA, and witness an in-line deployment test of one of the massive solar array wings in the clean hall. Airbus AIT Manager Wolter van der Kant explains about the procedure and the test programme, and Airbus Senior Expert Solar Arrays Ed Bongers talks about the challenges of designing and building the Solar Arrays.“
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE3TO6-SUsg
&bdquo;In this episode JUICE Project Manager Giuseppe Sarri from ESA / ESTEC in the Netherlands talks about how the teams at Airbus in Germany have been able to continue to work in spite of the COVID-19 situation.<br />We go to Airbus in Friedrichshafen where Markus Faust, the local head of the JUICE project, talks about the activities on site and we see how the team from Airbus Madrid performs the successful integration of the Optical Bench. Carlos Roldán, who is the team leader for the functional testing of JUICE, introduces his team of young enthusiastic people working from the so-called JUICE Check Out Room, next to the clean room where the space craft is being integrated.&rdquo;<br />&nbsp;

The Making of JUICE - Episode 2

„In this episode JUICE Project Manager Giuseppe Sarri from ESA / ESTEC in the Netherlands talks about how the teams at Airbus in Germany have been able to continue to work in spite of the COVID-19 situation.
We go to Airbus in Friedrichshafen where Markus Faust, the local head of the JUICE project, talks about the activities on site and we see how the team from Airbus Madrid performs the successful integration of the Optical Bench. Carlos Roldán, who is the team leader for the functional testing of JUICE, introduces his team of young enthusiastic people working from the so-called JUICE Check Out Room, next to the clean room where the space craft is being integrated.”
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vI97ntRVR-Y
&bdquo;In this episode JUICE Project Manager Giuseppe Sarri and JUICE Project Scientist Olivier Witasse, both at ESA / ESTEC in the Netherlands, talk about the mission in general and the current status.&ldquo;

The Making of JUICE - Episode 1

„In this episode JUICE Project Manager Giuseppe Sarri and JUICE Project Scientist Olivier Witasse, both at ESA / ESTEC in the Netherlands, talk about the mission in general and the current status.“
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMeSyQwgOFM
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