NASA’s Lucy Asteroid Spacecraft Solar Array Repair Achieves ‘Significant Progress’
NASA also says that the Lucy spacecraft has become more stable after its array got more tension
"the mission team is increasingly confident the solar array will successfully meet the mission's
But despite the "significant progress" on the Lucy spacecraft solar array repair, NASA is halting its further deployments
The space agency says that the decision is "Due to thermal constraints caused by the relative positions of the Earth, spacecraft, and sun."
NASA explains the spacecraft ends up experiencing difficulties communicating with the Earth "via its high-gain antenna.
." The agency also discloses that this will be the case "for several months."
But don't worry, as Lucy should be back from its long backout sometime in October.