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Juno Sends 1st Pic From Jupiter’s Orbit [VIDEO]

NASA spacecraft’s Juno is officially orbiting Jupiter, the probe has sent back its first image as proof. “We’re quite pleased that we survived going through Jupiter orbit insertion,” said Candice Hansen-Koharcheck, one of the scientists responsible for the operation of the probe’s camera, known as the JunoCam. “The fact it’s a beautiful image is already…

Watch Nasa’s Juno Probe Enters Jupiter’s Orbit Today LIVE

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will reach Jupiter on Monday, the three-second beep marking its arrival is expected around 11:53 p.m. EST. The craft will have traveled nearly 2 billion miles in five years. “I can tell you when that completes, you’re going to see a lot of celebration,” said Juno’s project manager, Rick Nybakken, “because that…

Earth flyby gives Juno probe a boost to Jupiter

A NASA spacecraft bound for Jupiter zoomed by Earth on Wednesday, picking up some much-needed speed for the long and looping trip to the solar system’s largest planet. NASA’s Juno spacecraft came within 347 miles (558 kilometers) of Earth during its closest approach, which occurred at 3:21 p.m. ET over South Africa. The probe was…