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  • 12.12.18

    Juno Mission Halfway to Jupiter Science

    On Dec. 21, at 8:49:48 a.m. PST Juno will be 3,140 miles above Jupiter's cloud tops and hurtling by at a healthy clip of 128,802 mph.

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  • 12.06.18

    Jupiter's North Equatorial Belt

    Colorful swirling clouds in Jupiter's North Equatorial Belt practically fill this image. This is the closest image captured of the Jovian clouds during the recent flyby.

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  • 11.30.18

    'dolphin' in the Jovian clouds

    A cloud in the shape of a dolphin appears to be swimming through the cloud bands along the South South Temperate Belt.

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  • 11.15.18

    Io Rising

    Jupiter's moon Io rises just off the horizon of the gas giant planet. Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.

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  • 11.08.18

    Jovian Close Encounter

    A multitude of magnificent, swirling clouds in Jupiter's dynamic North North Temperate Belt is captured in this image from Juno.

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  • 10.25.18

    Jovian White Oval

    A swirling, oval white cloud in Jupiter’s South South Temperate Belt is captured in this image from NASA's Juno spacecraft.

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  • 10.23.18

    NASA's Juno Mission Detects Jupiter Wave Trains

    Massive structures of moving air that appear like waves in Jupiter's atmosphere were first detected by NASA's Voyager missions during their flybys of the gas-giant world in 1979.

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  • 10.04.18

    Jupiter in the Rearview Mirror   

    In the final minutes of a recent close flyby of Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft captured a departing view of the planet's swirling southern hemisphere.

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  • 09.27.18

    Jovian Swirls   

    Clouds in a Jovian jet stream, called Jet N5, swirl in the center of this color-enhanced image from NASA's Juno spacecraft.

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  • 09.13.18

    Juno Captures Elusive 'Brown Barge'

    A long, brown oval known as a "brown barge" in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt is captured in this color-enhanced image from NASA's Juno spacecraft.

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  • 08.30.18

    Jupiter’s Swirling Cloudscape

    This image was taken at 10:27 p.m. PDT on May 23, 2018 (1:27 a.m. EDT on May 24) as the spacecraft performed its 13th close flyby of Jupiter.

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  • 08.24.18

    Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s North   

    Striking atmospheric features in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere are captured in this series of color-enhanced images from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 08.10.18

    jovian tapestry

    Jupiter's appearance is a tapestry of vivid colors and swirling atmospheric vortices, while many aspects of the planet’s atmosphere are still a mystery.

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  • 08.02.18

    Artistic Portrait of Jupiter

    See tumultuous tempests in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere in this portrait taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 07.26.18

    Swirling Jovian Storm (Natural Color)   

    This natural color view offers an approximation of what Jupiter would look like to human eyes from Juno’s vantage point near the time of closest approach in its orbit.

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  • 07.19.18

    High-Altitude Jovian Clouds

    This image captures a high-altitude cloud formation surrounded by swirling patterns in the atmosphere of Jupiter's North North Temperate Belt region.

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  • 07.13.18

    NASA Juno data indicate another possible volcano on Jupiter moon Io

    Data collected by NASA’s Juno spacecraft using its Jovian InfraRed Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument point to a new heat source close to the south pole of Io that could indicate a previously undiscovered volcano on the small moon of Jupiter.

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  • 06.29.18

    Outbound View of Jupiter

    This image of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft on the outbound leg of a close flyby of the gas-giant planet.

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  • 06.21.18

    Chaotic Clouds of Jupiter   

    This image captures swirling cloud belts and tumultuous vortices within Jupiter’s northern hemisphere.

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  • 06.06.18

    NASA Re-plans Juno’s Jupiter Mission

    NASA has approved an update to Juno’s science operations until July 2021, providing for an additional 41 months in orbit around Jupiter.  

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  • 06.06.18

    Juno Solves 39-Year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning   

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  • 05.31.18

    Jovian Jet Stream

    See a jet stream speeding through Jupiter’s atmosphere in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 05.25.18

    GAVRT Program

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  • 05.18.18

    Jupiter: A New Perspective

    This extraordinary view of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft on the outbound leg of its 12th close flyby of the gas giant planet.

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  • 05.09.18

    Jupiter’s Dynamic Atmosphere

    This image captures the dynamic nature of Jupiter's northern temperate belt. The view reveals a white, oval-shaped anticyclonic storm called WS-4. 

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  • 04.19.18

    Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Spotted

    This image of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot and surrounding turbulent zones was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 04.11.18

    NASA’s Juno Mission Provides Infrared Tour of Jupiter’s North Pole

    Scientists working on NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter shared a 3-D infrared movie depicting densely packed cyclones and anticyclones that permeate the planet’s polar regions, and the first detailed view of a dynamo, or engine, powering the magnetic field for any planet beyond Earth.

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  • 04.06.18

    Intricate Clouds of Jupiter

    See intricate cloud patterns in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 03.28.18

    Abstract Jupiter Atmosphere

    Citizen scientist Rick Lundh created this abstract Jovian artwork using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 03.23.18

    Ghost in Motion

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft took these images during its tenth close flyby of the gas giant planet on Dec. 16, 2017 at 10:12 a.m. PST

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  • 03.15.18

    Rose-Colored Jupiter

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft took this color-enhanced image on Feb. 7 at 5:38 a.m. PST (8:38 a.m. EST) during its 11th close flyby of the gas giant planet. At the time, the spacecraft was 7,578 miles (12,195 kilometers) from the tops of Jupiter’s clouds at 49.2 degrees north latitude.

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  • 03.07.18

    NASA Juno Findings - Jupiter’s Jet-Streams Are Unearthly   

    Data collected by NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter indicate that the atmospheric winds of the gas-giant planet run deep into its atmosphere and last longer than similar atmospheric processes found here on Earth. The findings will improve understanding of Jupiter’s interior structure, core mass and, eventually, its origin.

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  • 03.01.18

    Jovian ‘Twilight Zone’   

    This image captures the swirling cloud formations around the south pole of Jupiter, looking up toward the equatorial region.

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  • 02.22.18

    Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s South Pole

    This series of images captures cloud patterns near Jupiter's south pole, looking up towards the planet’s equator. 

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  • 02.15.18

    Jupiter’s Swirling Cloud Formations

    See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter's north temperate belt in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 02.07.18

    Juno Completes Tenth Science Orbit of Jupiter

    Juno accomplished a close flyby over Jupiter’s churning atmosphere on Wednesday, Feb. 7, successfully completing its tenth science orbit.

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  • 01.25.18

    Jupiter’s Stormy North   

    See Jupiter’s northern polar belt region in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 01.18.18

    Jupiter’s Swirling South Pole

    This image of Jupiter’s swirling south polar region was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it neared completion of its tenth close flyby of the gas giant planet.

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  • 01.12.18

    Jupiter’s Colorful Cloud Belts

    Colorful swirling cloud belts dominate Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. 

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  • 01.04.18

    High Above Jupiter’s Clouds

    Juno took this image of colorful, turbulent clouds in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere on Dec. 16, 2017 at 9:43 a.m. PST. 

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  • 12.11.17

    NASA's Juno Probes the Depths of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

    Data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft during its first pass over Jupiter's Great Red Spot in July 2017 indicate that this iconic feature penetrates well below the clouds. The findings were announced Monday at the annual American Geophysical Union meeting in New Orleans.

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  • 11.30.17

    Jupiter Blues

    See Jovian clouds in striking shades of blue in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. 

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  • 11.16.17

    Jovian Tempest

    This color-enhanced image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during its ninth close flyby of the gas giant planet. 

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  • 11.09.17

    Jupiter’s Stunning Southern Hemisphere   

    See Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in beautiful detail in this new image taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 11.02.17

    Juno Aces Eighth Science Pass of Jupiter, Names New Project Manager

    NASA's Juno spacecraft completed its eighth science flyby over Jupiter on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

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  • 10.19.17

    Jovian Moon Shadow

    Jupiter’s moon Amalthea casts a shadow on the gas giant planet in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 10.06.17

    Juno Observes Jupiter, Io and Europa

    This color-enhanced image of Jupiter and two of its largest moons – Io and Europa – was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet. 

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  • 09.28.17

    95 Minutes Over Jupiter

    This sequence of color-enhanced images shows how quickly the viewing geometry changes for NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it swoops by Jupiter. The images were obtained by JunoCam.

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  • 09.21.17

    Soaring Over Jupiter

    This striking image of Jupiter was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet. 

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  • 09.08.17

    Juno’s Eighth Close Approach to Jupiter 

    This series of enhanced-color images shows Jupiter up close and personal, as NASA’s Juno spacecraft performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant planet. The images were obtained by JunoCam.

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  • 09.06.17

    Jupiter’s Auroras Present a Powerful Mystery

    Scientists on NASA’s Juno mission have observed massive amounts of energy swirling over Jupiter’s polar regions that contribute to the giant planet’s powerful aurora.

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  • 08.30.17

    Juno Scientists Prepare for Seventh Science Pass of Jupiter

    NASA's Juno spacecraft will make its seventh science flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Friday, Sept. 1, at 2:49 p.m. PDT. 

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  • 08.16.17

    Jupiter: A New Point of View

    The tumultuous Great Red Spot is fading from Juno's view while the dynamic bands of the southern region of Jupiter come into focus. 

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  • 08.10.17

    Jupiter Fractal Art    

    Artist Mik Petter created this unique, digital artwork using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The art form, known as fractals, uses mathematical formulas to create art with an infinite variety of form, detail, color and light.

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  • 08.03.17

    Jupiter Storm of the High North

    A dynamic storm at the southern edge of Jupiter’s northern polar region dominates this Jovian cloudscape, courtesy of NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 07.27.17

    Jupiter’s Great Red Spot in True Color

    This image of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot was created by citizen scientist Björn Jónsson using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 07.12.17

    NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Spots Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

    “For hundreds of years scientists have been observing, wondering and theorizing about Jupiter’s Great Red Spot,” said Scott Bolton, Juno principal investigator from the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. 

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  • 07.11.17

    NASA's Juno Spacecraft Completes Flyby over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

    NASA's Juno mission completed a close flyby of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot on July 10, during its sixth science orbit.

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  • 07.10.17

    Real time simulation OF Juno passing in front of Jupiter's Great Red spot (LIVE)

    Live simulation of Juno's flight over Jupiter's red spot.

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  • 06.30.17

    Earth-based Views of Jupiter to Enhance Juno Flyby 

    Telescopes in Hawaii have obtained new images of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, which will assist the first-ever close-up study of the Great Red Spot, planned for July 10.

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  • 06.30.17

    NASA's Juno Spacecraft to Fly Over Jupiter's Great Red Spot July 10

    Just days after celebrating its first anniversary in Jupiter orbit, NASA's Juno spacecraft will fly directly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

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  • 06.29.17

    The ‘Face’ of Jupiter

    This image, processed by citizen scientist Jason Major, is titled “Jovey McJupiterface.” 

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  • 06.21.17

    Jupiter’s Bands of Clouds   

    This enhanced-color image of Jupiter’s bands of light and dark clouds was created by citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 06.15.17

    Jupiter’s Clouds of Many Colors

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft was racing away from Jupiter following its seventh close pass of the planet when JunoCam snapped this image on May 19, 2017, from about 29,100 miles above the cloud tops.

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  • 05.25.17

    A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA's Juno Mission

    Early results from NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world. 

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  • 05.22.17

    NASA to Discuss First Science Results from Juno Mission to Jupiter

    Scientists from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter will discuss their first in-depth science results in a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) Thursday, May 25.

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  • 05.18.17

    Jovian Cloud Tops

    This view of Jupiter, taken by the JunoCam imager of NASA’s Juno spacecraft, highlights Oval BA – a massive storm known as the Little Red Spot. 

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  • 05.05.17

    Approaching Jupiter    

    This enhanced color view of Jupiter’s south pole was created by citizen scientist Gabriel Fiset using data from the JunoCam instrument on NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

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  • 04.18.17

    The Edge of Jupiter

    This enhanced color Jupiter image showcases several interesting features on the apparent edge of the planet.

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  • 04.06.17

    When Jovian Light and Dark Collide

    This image, taken by the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft, highlights a feature on Jupiter where multiple atmospheric conditions appear to collide.

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  • 03.30.17

    Jupiter’s Swirling ‘Pearl’ Storm

    This image, taken by the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft, highlights a swirling storm just south of one of the white oval storms on Jupiter. 

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  • 03.24.17

    Juno Spacecraft Completes Fifth Jupiter Flyby

    Juno will make its fifth flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Monday, March 27 2017.

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  • 03.08.17

    Jupiter Wallpaper

    The oranges and grayed-out regions of blue-green in this tiled and color-enhanced image resemble a color scheme much like Romantic era paintings, but more abstract.

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  • 03.01.17

    Juno Captures Jupiter Cloudscape in High Resolution 

    This close-up view of Jupiter captures the turbulent region just west of the Great Red Spot in the South Equatorial Belt, with resolution better than any previous pictures from Earth or other spacecraft.

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  • 02.24.17

    Jovian Art

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft skimmed the upper wisps of Jupiter’s atmosphere when JunoCam snapped this image from an altitude of about 9,000 miles above the giant planet’s swirling cloudtops. 

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  • 02.17.17

    NASA’s Juno Mission to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter

    NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter, which has been in orbit around the gas giant since July 4, 2016, will remain in its current 53-day orbit for the remainder of the mission.

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  • 02.08.17

    Jupiter From Below (Enhanced Color)

    This enhanced-color image of Jupiter’s south pole and its swirling atmosphere was created by citizen scientist Roman Tkachenko using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft. 

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  • 02.01.17

    It’s Never 'Groundhog Day' at JupiterNASA Juno Flies By Gas Giant 

    NASA's Juno spacecraft will make its fourth flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Thursday, February 2nd. 

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  • 01.25.17

    Juno’s Close Look at a Little Red Spot

    JunoCam snapped this shot of Jupiter’s northern latitudes on Dec. 11, 2016 at 8:47 a.m. PST (11:47 a.m. EST), as the spacecraft performed a close flyby of the gas giant planet.

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  • 01.19.17

    Public to Choose Jupiter Picture Sites for NASA Juno   

    For the first time, the public can vote on which pictures the spacecraft’s JunoCam imager takes of Jupiter.

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  • 01.13.17

    Crescent Jupiter with the Great Red Spot   

    This image of a crescent Jupiter and the iconic Great Red Spot was created by a citizen scientist (Roman Tkachenko) using data from Juno's JunoCam instrument. 

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  • 12.14.16

    Juno Captures Jupiter 'Pearl' 

    This image, highlights the seventh of Jupiter’s eight ‘string of pearls’-- massive counterclockwise rotating storms that appear as white ovals in the gas giant's southern hemisphere.

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  • 12.09.16

    Visions of Harmony: Inspired by NASA’s Mission Juno

    This Apple Music original celebrates the space agency’s groundbreaking journey to Jupiter—and the intersection between science and art.

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  • 12.09.16

    NASA Juno Mission Prepares for December 11 Jupiter Flyby

    On Sunday, December 11, at 9:04 a.m. PST, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will make its third science flyby of Jupiter.   

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  • 10.25.16

    NASA's Juno Mission Exits Safe Mode, Performs Trim Maneuver

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft at Jupiter has left safe mode and has successfully completed a minor burn of its thruster engines in preparation for its next close flyby of Jupiter.

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  • 10.19.16

    Juno Spacecraft in Safe Mode for Latest Jupiter Flyby. Scientists Intrigued by Data from First Flyby.

    Juno mission managers are working to bring the spacecraft out of safe mode, while the science team shares interesting findings from the August 27 Jupiter flyby. 

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  • 10.14.16

    Mission Prepares for Next Jupiter Pass

    Mission managers for Juno have decided to postpone the upcoming burn of its main rocket motor originally scheduled for Oct. 19. This burn, called the period reduction maneuver (PRM), was to reduce Juno’s orbital period around Jupiter from 53.4 to 14 days.

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  • 08.27.16

    NASA's Juno Successfully Completes Jupiter Flyby

    NASA's Juno mission successfully executed its first of 36 orbital flybys of Jupiter today. The time of closest approach with the gas-giant world was 6:44 a.m. PDTwhen Juno passed about 2,600 miles (4,200 kilometers) above Jupiter's swirling clouds.

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  • 08.25.16

    Juno to Soar Closest to Jupiter This Saturday

    This Saturday at 5:51 a.m. PDT Juno will get closer to the cloud tops of Jupiter than at any other time during its prime mission. At the moment of closest approach, Juno will be about 2,500 miles above Jupiter's swirling clouds and traveling at 130,000 mph with respect to the planet. 

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  • 07.29.16

    Five Years Post-Launch, Juno Is at a Turning Point

    Juno will reach the farthest point in its orbit of Jupiter for the first time, known as “apojove." 

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  • 07.12.16

    Juno Sends First In-orbit View

    This scene from JunoCam indicates it survived its first pass through Jupiter's extreme radiation environment without any degradation and is ready to take on Jupiter.

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  • 07.07.16

    Mission Status Report:Team Begins Powering up Science Instruments

    The engineers and scientists working on NASA’s Juno mission have been busying themselves, getting their newly arrived Jupiter orbiter ready for operations around the largest planetary inhabitant in the solar system. 

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  • 07.04.16

    Juno Hours From Gas Giant Jupiter

    After almost five years and 1.7 billion miles (2.7 billion kilometers), NASA's Juno mission is about to enter into orbit around the biggest planetary inhabitant in our solar system – Jupiter.

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  • 07.04.16

    Juno Spacecraft Getting Close to Jupiter

    NASA’s Juno mission has completed its main engine burn and entered orbit around Jupiter. Watch the live NASA news briefing at 10 p.m. PDT for more information. 

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  • 07.04.16

    Juno Spacecraft in Orbit Around Mighty Jupiter   

    After an almost five-year journey to the solar system’s largest planet, NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit during a 35-minute engine burn. Confirmation that the burn had completed was received on Earth at 8:53 pm. PDT Monday, July 4.

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  • 07.02.16

    Juno Mission T-Minus Two Days From Jupiter   

    As of noon (Pacific time) on July 2, Juno was 1.79 million miles from Jupiter -- and closing. The solar-powered spacecraft will cross the orbit of the outermost Galilean moon, Callisto, on July 3 at about 11 a.m. PDT. The orbits of Ganymede, Europa and Io (the other Galilean moons) will be crossed on July 4 at about 4 a.m. PDT, 10:30 a.m. PDT and 2:15 p.m. PDT respectively. 

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  • 06.30.16

    Juno Enters Jupiter's Magnetic Field

    Juno spacecraft has entered the Jupiter's magnetosphere, where the movement of particles in space is controlled by what's going on inside the planet.

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  • 06.30.16

    Juno Spacecraft to Kick into Planned Autopilot for July 4 Jupiter Burn    

    At about 12:15 pm PDT (3:15 p.m. EDT), mission controllers will transmit command product “ji4040” into deep space, to transition the solar-powered Juno spacecraft into autopilot.

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  • 06.24.16

    NASA's Juno Spacecraft Closing in on Jupiter

    Today (6/24), at exactly 9:57 and 48 seconds a.m. PDT, NASA's Juno spacecraft was 5.5 million miles (8.9 million kilometers) from its July 4th appointment with Jupiter. 

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  • 06.16.16

    Juno to Risk Jupiter’s Fireworks for Science    

    Well below the Jovian cloud tops is a layer of hydrogen under such incredible pressure it acts as an electrical conductor. Scientists believe that the combination of this metallic hydrogen along with Jupiter's fast rotation generates a powerful magnetic field that surrounds the planet with electrons, protons and ions traveling at nearly the speed of light. 

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  • 06.14.16

    Juno Closing in on Jupiter, Media Briefing to Discuss July 4 Arrival

    NASA will host a media briefing at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, June 16, to discuss the agency’s Juno spacecraft and its July 4th arrival at Jupiter.

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  • 05.27.16

    Juno Spacecraft Crosses Jupiter/Sun Gravitational Boundary 

    Jupiter is now the most dominant gravitational force in the Juno spacecraft’s universe.

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  • 05.06.16

    Mission Status

    As of May 6, 2016, Juno is approximately 450 million miles (724 million kilometers) from Earth. The one-way radio signal travel time between Earth and Juno is currently about 40 minutes.

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  • 05.06.16

    Witness Juno's Arrival at Jupiter Live from JPL

    Social media users may apply now for access to a two-day media event at JPL on July 3-4, 2016, culminating in the arrival of NASA's Juno spacecraft in orbit around Jupiter.

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  • 03.25.16

    Mission Status

    As of March 25, 2016, Juno is approximately 410 million miles (659 million kilometers) from Earth. The one-way radio signal travel time between Earth and Juno is currently about 37 minutes. 

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  • 02.19.16

    Mission Status

    As of Feb. 19, 2016, Juno is approximately 413 million miles (665 million kilometers) from Earth. The one-way radio signal travel time between Earth and Juno is currently about 37 minutes.

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  • 02.04.16

    NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Burns for Jupiter

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft performs maneuver. Jupiter is five months away.

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  • 01.13.16

    NASA's Juno Spacecraft Breaks Solar Power Distance Record

    NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter has broken the record to become humanity's most distant solar-powered emissary. The milestone occurred at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST, 19:00 UTC) on Wednesday, Jan. 13, when Juno was about 493 million miles (793 million kilometers) from the sun. 

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  • 01.08.16

    Mission Status

    As of Jan. 8, 2016, Juno is approximately 457 million miles (735 million kilometers) from Earth. The one-way radio signal travel time between Earth and Juno is currently about 41 minutes. 

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  • 12.04.15

    To Jupiter with JunoCam!

    Scientists on NASA's Juno mission are preparing to receive some stunning images of Jupiter, and they need your help.

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  • 11.20.15

    Mission Status

    As of Nov. 20, 2015, Juno is approximately 522 million miles (841 million kilometers) from Earth. The one-way radio signal travel time between Earth and Juno is currently about 47 minutes.

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  • 10.27.15

    Hubble Maps Show Jupiter Changes and Prepare for Juno

    New maps of Jupiter, produced using images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, provide a detailed window on the giant planet's dynamic features. 

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  • 04.05.15

    MISSION STATUS

    As of April 3, 2015, Juno is approximately 353 million miles (568 million kilometers) from Earth. 

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  • 01.08.15

    MISSION STATUS

    As of December 15, 1014, Juno is approximately 350 million miles (565 million kilometers) from Earth.

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  • 11.07.14

    MISSION STATUS

    Juno spacecraft position and status info for as of November 5, 2014.

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  • 09.11.14

    Mission status

    As of September 8, 2014, Juno is approximately 416 million miles (670 million kilometers) from Earth. The one-way radio signal travel time between Earth and Juno is currently about 37 minutes. Juno has now travelled 1.42 billion miles (2.3 billion kilometers, or 15.28 AU) since launch. 

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  • 07.10.14

    Mission Status

    Did you know that Juno is spinning at a rate of 2 rotations per minute? As of June 30, 2014, Juno is approximately 370 million miles (596 million kilometers) from Earth.  

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  • 06.30.14

    Voyager

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  • 03.18.14

    JUNO POSITION & STATUS

    Position and status info for Juno as of March 17, 2014

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  • 02.14.14

    JUNO POSITION & STATUS

    Position and status info for Juno as of Feb. 14, 2014

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  • 01.10.14

    JUNO POSITION & STATUS

    Position and status info for Juno as of Jan. 10, 2014

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  • 12.10.13

    Juno Gives Starship-Like View of Earth Flyby 

    Results from Juno's October Earth flyby, shared today at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting, include a unique approach movie and a message sent by amateur radio operators.

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  • 12.06.13

    JUNO POSITION & STATUS

    Position and status info for Juno as of Dec. 6, 2013

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  • 11.06.13

    Juno POSITION & STATUS

    Position and status info for Juno as of Nov. 4, 2013

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  • 10.16.13

    Juno POSITION & STATUS

    Position and status info for Juno as of Oct. 17, 2013

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  • 09.15.13

    Juno POSITION & STATUS

    Position and status info for Juno as of Sept. 16, 2013

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  • 08.29.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of Aug. 30, 2013

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  • 08.11.13

    Juno is Halfway to Jupiter

    The Juno spacecraft has reached the halfway mark on its journey to Jupiter.

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  • 08.07.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of Aug. 8, 2013

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  • 06.20.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of June 21, 2013

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  • 06.06.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of June 7, 2013

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  • 05.23.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of May 24, 2013

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  • 05.09.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of May 10, 2013

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  • 04.25.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of April 26, 2013

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  • 04.11.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of April 12, 2013

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  • 03.29.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of March 29, 2013

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  • 03.18.13

    Juno Position & Status

    Position and status info for Juno as of March 18, 2013

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  • 09.16.12

    Juno's Two Deep Space Maneuvers Are 'Back-To-Back Home Runs'

    NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully executed a second Deep Space Maneuver, called DSM-2 last Friday, Sept. 14.

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  • 08.29.12

    NASA's Jupiter-Bound Juno Changes Its Orbit

    Earlier today, navigators and mission controllers for NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter watched their computer screens as their spacecraft successfully performed its first deep-space maneuver.

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  • 05.09.12

    NASA's JUNO Spacecraft Images Big Dipper

    En route to Jupiter, NASA's Juno mission has snapped a quick photo of a familiar sight in the nighttime sky--the Big Dipper.

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  • 02.02.12

    NASA's Juno Spacecraft Refines Its Path to Jupiter

    NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully refined its flight path Wednesday with the mission's first trajectory correction maneuver.

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  • 08.29.11

    Jupiter-Bound Space Probe Captures Earth and Moon

    En route to Jupiter, NASA's Juno mission has snapped a quick photo of a familiar sight in the nighttime sky--the Big Dipper.

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  • 08.04.11

    Juno Launch Milestones

    NASA's Juno spacecraft has successfully separated from the Centaur upper stage of its Atlas V rocket. It is on its way to Jupiter.

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  • 08.03.11

    Juno Ready to Launch to Jupiter

    The Juno spacecraft will soon be on its way to Jupiter on a mission to look deep beneath the planet's swirling curtain of clouds to find out what lies beneath.

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  • 08.02.11

    NASA's Jupiter Probe Ready for Launch

    NASA's Juno spacecraft is getting ready to lift off on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.

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  • 08.02.11

    Juno Jupiter Mission to Carry Plaque Dedicated to Galileo

    A plaque dedicated to the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei will be carried to Jupiter.

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  • 08.02.11

    Juno Spacecraft to Carry Three Figurines To Jupiter Orbit

    NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft will carry the 1.5-inch likeness of Galileo Galilei.

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  • 07.31.11

    NASA Invites 150 Lucky Twitter Followers to Launch of Jupiter-Bound Spacecraft

    NASA has invited 150 followers of the agency's Twitter account to a two-day launch Tweetup.

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  • 07.31.11

    Juno to Show Jupiter's Magnetic Field in High-Def

    When it comes to magnetic fields, Jupiter is the ultimate muscle car -- it has the biggest, brawniest field of any planet in the solar system, powered by a monster engine under the hood.

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  • 07.26.11

    NASA's Jupiter-Bound Juno Spacecraft Mated to its Rocket

    NASA's Juno spacecraft completed its last significant terrestrial journey today, July 27.

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  • 07.25.11

    NASA Sets Launch Coverage Events for Mission to Jupiter

    NASA's Juno spacecraft is set to launch toward Jupiter.

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  • 07.21.11

    NASA Briefing to Preview Upcoming Mission to Jupiter

    NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) on Wednesday, July 27.

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  • 07.18.11

    Juno Processing Continues in Florida

    NASA's Juno spacecraft in final preparations for the opening of its launch period Aug. 5, 2011.

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  • 07.06.11

    Gas Giant Spacecraft All Gassed Up

    NASA's Juno spacecraft is in the final preparation stages for its mission to Jupiter.

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  • 07.04.11

    NASA's Spacecraft T-Minus One Month to Jupiter Period

    NASA's Juno spacecraft is 30 days before its first launch window opens.

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  • 06.23.11

    Juno Blanket Check

    Juno undergoes testing prior to its August launch to Jupiter.

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  • 06.23.11

    NASA to Host Launch Tweetup for Jupiter-Bound Mission

    NASA will host a two-day launch Tweetup for 150 of its Twitter followers.

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  • 05.26.11

    Juno Solar Panels Complete Testing

    The three massive solar panels that will provide power for NASA's Juno spacecraft during its mission to Jupiter have seen their last photons of light prior to launch.

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  • 05.04.11

    NASA Administrator Visits Jupiter-Bound Spacecraft

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft on Thursday, May 5, 2011.

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  • 04.07.11

    NASA's Jupiter-Bound Spacecraft Arrives in Florida

    NASA's Juno spacecraft has arrived in Florida to begin final preparations for a launch.

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  • 03.22.11

    Juno Marches On

    NASA's Juno spacecraft has completed its thermal vacuum chamber testing.

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  • 03.07.11

    NASA's Jupiter-Bound Spacecraft Taking Shape in Denver

    NASA's Juno spacecraft is currently undergoing environmental testing at Lockheed Martin Space Systems near Denver.

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  • 10.26.10

    NASA Goddard Delivers Magnetometers for Juno Mission

    The magnetometers developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., for the Juno mission to Jupiter were delivered recently to Lockheed Martin in Denver, Colo.

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  • 07.11.10

    Juno Armored Up to Go to Jupiter

    NASA's Juno spacecraft, which is currently being assembled, recently received its protective shield.

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  • 04.04.10

    Juno Taking Shape in Denver

    Assembly has begun on NASA's Juno spacecraft, which will help scientists understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter.

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  • 11.24.08

    NASA Prepares for New Juno Mission to Jupiter

    NASA is officially moving forward on a mission to conduct an unprecedented, in-depth study of Jupiter.

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  • 05.31.05

    NASA Selects New Frontiers Mission Concept Study

    NASA today announced that a mission to fly to Jupiter will proceed to a preliminary design phase.

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