Fig. 2: The Europa Clipper spacecraft. | Nature Communications

Fig. 2: The Europa Clipper spacecraft.

From: NASA’s Europa Clipper—a mission to a potentially habitable ocean world

Fig. 2

This computer-aided design view shows the present configuration of the spacecraft. Two arrays of solar panels extend outward from the spacecraft bus. Extending perpendicular to the solar arrays are the integrated ice-penetrating radar antennas. The silver dome is the primary communication antenna, and the boom extending upward from the spacecraft hosts the magnetometer sensors. The remaining scientific instruments are integrated onto the central structure.

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