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Juno Mission

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…

2 weeks ago

Yes, This is Actually the Shadow of Io Passing Across the Surface of Jupiter.

The JunoCam onboard NASA's Juno spacecraft continues to provide we Earthbound humans with a steady stream of stunning images of…

4 weeks ago

The Latest Insanely Beautiful Image of Jupiter Captured by Juno

There's something about Jupiter that mesmerizes those who gaze at it. It's intricate, dazzling clouds are a visual representation of…

4 months ago

Juno Saw One of Io’s Volcanoes Erupting During its Recent Flyby

NASA's Juno mission recently acquired some stunning photographs of Io before it plunged into Jupiter's shadow.

10 months ago

JunoCam Wows Us Again With Detailed Images of the Great Red Spot

Dazzling images from the JunoCam show the intricate detail of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Is the Solar System's longest-lived storm…

1 year ago

Another Juno Flyby, Another Amazing Sequence of Images of Jupiter

With its latest flyby of Jupiter, the Juno mission took more pictures with its JunoCam, which citizen scientists have once…

1 year ago

NASA’s Juno Mission Spots Another Possible Volcano on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Using data from the Juno spacecraft, a team of scientists found a heat source on Io that could be a…

1 year ago

Juno Data Shows that Some of Jupiter’s Moons are Leaving “Footprints” in its Aurorae

According to a recent study by an international team of researchers, Jupiter's moons of Io and Ganymede leave "footprints" in…

1 year ago

Io Afire With Volcanoes Under Juno’s Gaze

Volcanic activity on Io was discovered by Voyager 1 imaging scientist Linda Morabito. She spotted a little bump on Io's…

2 years ago

Gaze in Wonder at Jupiter’s Mysterious Geometric Polar Storms

Each of Jupiter's poles is a beautiful, geometric arrangement of Earth-sized cyclones. In the north, 8 storms surround one central…

2 years ago