NASA may launch the Lucy mission to study asteroids near Jupiter

<p><span>As Jupiter orbits the sun, asteroids known as Trojans travel in the same path, but hundreds of millions of miles ahead or behind it. These bodies are believed to be leftovers from the objects that helped the outer planets form at the birth of the solar system. A NASA mission, Lucy, will launch on a journey to study an assortment of the Trojans, meeting up with the first of them in 2025. Read more about our solar system’s fleet of explorers here: </span><span><a href=""></a></span></p>