If any spacecraft could be said to have had nine lives, it was Galileo. At the time of its launch, the mission to Jupiter was the most sophisticated science spacecraft ever built. But the expectation of great science rewards almost was ruined when the spacecraft’s main antenna refused to unfurl. This episode is the story of how NASA’s Galileo mission was kept alive despite a multitude of technical challenges. Part of the "JPL and the Space Age" series. Please note this title contains potentially offensive language and some adult humor.