Juno Mission

Juno has Been Touring Jupiter’s Moons on its Extended Mission. Next Stop: Volcanic Io

For a tiny moon orbiting a giant planet, Io sure packs a giant wallop. It's the most volcanic world in…

1 year ago

Here are the High-Resolution Images of Europa Captured by Juno During its Recent Flyby

It's been over twenty-two years since we’ve been able to see Jupiter’s enticing moon Europa close-up. But now the Juno…

2 years ago

A Fascinating Look at Jupiter's Clouds Where the Light Intensity is Converted Into 3D

Using images taken by JunoCam, a team of citizen scientists have created a 3D animation of Jupiter's atmosphere

2 years ago

NASA’s Juno To Skim the Surface of Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

This next week will mark a scientifically valuable achievement for NASA’s Juno mission, as the pioneering spacecraft is slated to…

2 years ago

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 years 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 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

3 years ago