- Press Release
- August 15, 2022
On Scientific Assessment of Options for the Disposal of the Galileo Spacecraft
COMPLEX understands that operational considerations point to collision with Jupiter as NASA’s preferred means for disposing of Galileo. COMPLEX concurs with this decision.
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