Monday, February 27, 2017

‘Welcome to Jupiter!’ Juno arrives at gas giant

The Juno spacecraft has successfully made it into orbit around Jupiter after a risky maneuver to slow it down by more than 1,200 mph so it...

Juno Closes in on Jupiter

Juno took one final image of it's approach on Jupiter before the spacecraft's instruments were powered down in preparation for orbit insertion. Juno obtained this...

Juno set to arrive at Jupiter on July 4

NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft is all set to arrive at Jupiter on July 4, 2016 after an almost five-year journey. On July 4, at 8:18...

Sound of Juno crossing Jupiter’s magnetic field

NASA's Juno spacecraft recorded the frequency and amplitude of the magnetic field around Jupiter as the spacecraft entered it's magnetosphere on June 25, 2016. The label "Magnetopause"...

Jupiter’s Red Spot spotted by Juno

NASA's Juno spacecraft has obtained a color view of Jupiter's Red Spot from a distance of 3.9 million miles (6.2 million kilometers) from the...

Juno makes its initial approach to Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft obtained this amazing image of Jupiter and four of it's moons from a distance of 6.8 million miles (10.9 million kilometers). As...
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NASA’s Juno Mission Trailer

NASA’s Juno Probe is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter after a five year and a nearly 2 billion mile journey through the solar...

NASA’s Juno Probe Closes in on Jupiter

The world is about to get a closer look at Jupiter than it ever has. NASA's Juno Probe is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter...

New Radio Map Reveals Jupiter’s Ammonia Swirls

A new radio map of the Jupiter's atmosphere has revealed the Great Red Spot and other stormy surface features extend 30 to 100 kilometers below...

Europa More Earth-Like Than Previously Believed

The oceans of Europa could have the same balance of chemicals as Earth, making it one of the most promising candidates in the hunt for...

10 Interesting Facts about Jupiter

10 Interesting Facts about Jupiter 1. A day on Jupiter goes by quick! Jupiter has the shortest day of all the planets in the Solar System. It...

Space Rock slams into Jupiter

Astronomers have captured a unusually powerful explosion on Jupiter that was caused by a collision between the planet and a comet or asteroid. The collision occurred...

Juno executes maneuver to get it to Jupiter

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully executed a maneuver to adjust its flight path helping set the stage for it's arrival at Jupiter. "This is the first of...

Jupiter’s great red spot is enormous storm system

Jupiter’s most iconic feature is its Great Red Spot. An enormous storm system, the Spot is approximately 12,400 miles long and 7,500 miles wide —large...
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Jupiter in HD Video

New imagery from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is revealing details never before seen on Jupiter. High-resolution maps and spinning globes are the first products...

Global Map of Jupiter

Using the Wide Field Camera 3 on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have produced a new global map of Jupiter, seen as a flat image. The...

Jupiter’s Moon: Io

Discovered on 8 January 1610 by Galileo Galilei, Io is the innermost of the four Galilean moons of the planet Jupiter. Io is named after the priestess of Hera...

The Moon, Venus, Jupiter and Earth from the ISS

Astronaut Scott Kelly has been providing the world with stunning images from the International Space Station, but this image might be one of the coolest ones so far:...

Astronomers discover ‘Jupiter 2.0′

Astronomers believe they may have discovered a solar system similar to our own after finding a gas giant that could be Jupiter’s twin orbiting a...

Jupiter

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and most massive planet in our solar system. Named after the Roman ruler of the gods and...