An amazing photograph of "JUICE on the launch pad" by Project Manager for JUICE-ISAS SAITO Yoshifumi! The JUpiter ICy moon Explorer (JUICE) is a mission led by the European Space Agency (ESA) with strong involvement from Japan in instrument development and the science teams, and will explore the icy moons of Jupiter. The spacecraft is scheduled to launch from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 21:15 JST on 04/13 (Thursday).
※ The launch date has been changed due to bad weather.
JUICE 30 minutes before the launch. Later, unfortunately, the launch on April 13th was postponed due to a possible lightning.