Juno Mission

With its New Extension, Juno is Going to be Visiting Jupiter’s Moons

The Juno mission to Jupiter has been extended to September 2025 – or however long the spacecraft can keep operating…

2 weeks ago

Are the Clouds of Jupiter Haunted?

Are spirits amongst the clouds of Jupiter? The answer might be yes! A recent publication in the Journal of Geophysical…

3 months ago

Simulation Helps Explain Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagon

A new study of the mysterious hexagon-shaped storm at Saturn’s north pole suggests this phenomenon is actually the result of…

4 months ago

See a 360 Degree Juno-Eye View of Jupiter During an Io Eclipse

Yesterday, we posted some incredible photos from the Juno Probe’s 29th flyby of Jupiter. Juno is in a highly elliptical…

4 months ago

Here’s Jupiter from Juno’s Latest Flyby

Jupiter. Most massive planet in the solar system – twice that of all the other planets combined. This giant world…

4 months ago

Juno Captures Pictures of Ganymede for the First Time

On July 5, 2016, NASA's Juno spacecraft arrived around Jupiter, becoming the second mission in history to study the gas…

6 months ago

Artwork Inspired by Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Artist Mik Petter has created a vibrant new piece of art based on JunoCam images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot…

11 months ago

Another Beautiful Image of Jupiter from Juno During a Flyby. Great Work by Gerald Eichstadt and Sean Doran

Confucius said, "Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."   When it comes to Jupiter, Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran…

1 year ago

Clouds On Jupiter Rising Up Above the Surrounding Atmosphere

Though it looks like it to us, Jupiter's clouds do no form a flat surface. Some of its clouds rise…

1 year ago

Juno is Afraid to Death of Jupiter’s Shadow. So it Fired its Thruster for Over 10 Hours to Avoid It.

In a death-defying maneuver for the spacecraft, NASA's Juno has completed an unprecedented and unplanned engine burn. The purpose? To…

1 year ago