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TAI Delivers Copper Thermal Straps (CuTS) for ESA's JUICE Mission to Jupiter

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, May 14, 2019 @ 01:36 PM

The TAI team is proud to announce we are delivering several custom Copper (Cabled) Thermal Straps (CuTS®) this week to the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, for ESA's JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) spacecraft, planned for launch in 2022 and arrival at Jupiter in 2029.


JUICE Thermal Straps for ESAPictured: 4 of the custom CuTS® being shipped to MPI

These unique straps are being used inside four instruments developed by MPI, to cool amplifiers, and carry waste heat to a radiator in each instrument.   

ESA's JUICE Mission:JUICE_exploring_Jupiter_600w

JUpiter ICy moons Explorer - is the first large-class mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 program. Planned for launch in 2022 and arrival at Jupiter in 2029, it will spend at least three years making detailed observations of the giant gaseous planet Jupiter and three of its largest moons, Ganymede, Callisto and Europa.

Photo Credit: http://sci.esa.int/juice

 

The TAI Team would like to thank our friends at MPI and ESA, for the opportunity to be a part of this historic mission, and I personally, would like to thank our team for their brilliant work on such a challenging and unique program.

More News Coming!!! 

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