By Jove

The Juno spacecraft successfully performed a Jovian Orbital Insertion on July 4, after a five year voyage to the planet Jupiter. Juno is in a polar orbit and will study Jupiter’s composition, gravity field, magnetic field, and polar magnetosphere over a 20 month period.

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Juno En Route

NASA’s Juno spacecraft took off at 12:25 ET on a five year mission to Jupiter. The solar-powered spacecraft is expected to help scientists learn more about the origin of the solar system as well as about Jupiter itself.

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