Q. With reference to Mission Lucy, consider the following statements:
1. The mission is designed to understand the composition of the diverse asteroids that are a part of the Trojan asteroid swarms.
2. It is the mission of European Space Agency.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: The mission is designed to understand the composition of the diverse asteroids that are a part of the Trojan asteroid swarms.   

Statement 2 is incorrect: NASA is set to launch the ‘Lucy’ Mission in the next week. 

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