Juno Mission

Jupiter is up to 9% Rock and Metal, Which Means it Ate a lot of Planets in its Youth

Jupiter is composed almost entirely of hydrogen and helium. The amounts of each closely conform to the theoretical quantities in…

2 months ago

Juno’s Entire 42nd Flight Past Jupiter in One Amazing Mosaic

On May 23, 2022, the Juno spacecraft made another close pass of Jupiter, with its suite of scientific instruments collecting…

2 months ago

Ganymede Casts a Long Shadow Across the Surface of Jupiter

What is that large dark smudge on Jupiter’s side? It may remind you of a certain scene from the sci-fi…

3 months ago

Jupiter and Ganymede are Connected by Magnetic Fields

Using data obtained by the Juno mission, a team of researchers has revealed how interactions between Jupiter and its largest…

4 months ago

Just Look at the Jaw-Dropping Detail of These Storms on Jupiter

The latest images from the Juno mission at Jupiter includes views of giant storms and vortexes on the gas giant…

8 months ago

This was Juno’s View on its 37th Flight Past Jupiter

As originally planned, Juno’s 37th close pass by Jupiter – called Perijove 37 – would have been its last. Per…

9 months ago

Here’s What it Would Be Like to Fly Low Over Jupiter’s Cloudtops

During Juno’s extended mission, every orbit is like a new adventure. Each orbit is a little different, and NASA says…

11 months ago

Ganymede in Infrared Taken During Juno’s Most Recent Flyby

With its latest flyby of Jupiter's largest moon, the Juno probe has created a new infrared map of Ganymede. This…

1 year ago

Juno Captured This Image of Earth on its Way Out to Jupiter Back in 2013

Since the Juno spacecraft has been in orbit around Jupiter for nearly five years -- since July 4, 2016 --…

1 year ago

Finally! New Pictures of Ganymede, Thanks to Juno

Well, hello there old friend! This week the Juno mission to the Jupiter system made the first close flyby of…

1 year ago