Jupiter

Exploring Io’s Volcanic Activity via Hubble and Webb Telescopes

The two most powerful space telescopes ever built, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and Hubble Space Telescope, are about…

9 months ago

Jupiter’s Moons Get the JWST Treatment

A pair of studies published in JGR: Planets and Science Advances discuss new findings from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope…

10 months ago

UK Professor Granted JWST Observation Time to Study Jupiter’s Upper Atmosphere

A professor from Northumbria University in the North East region of England has been granted telescope time with NASA’s James…

11 months ago

Jupiter’s “Stripes” Change Color. Now We Might Know Why

While Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is one of the most well-known spectacles in the solar system, Jupiter’s clouds and stripes…

12 months ago

Juice is Fully Deployed. It’s Now in its Final Form, Ready to Meet Jupiter’s Moons in 2031

Launched on April 14, 2023, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice; formerly known as JUICE) spacecraft…

12 months ago

Hurray! Juice Deploys its Stuck Antenna

ESA's Juice mission launched last month on April 14, beginning its long journey to explore Jupiter's icy moons, Ganymede, Europa,…

1 year ago

ESA Can’t Deploy JUICE’s Radar Antenna. It Needs It to Scan Under the Ice at Callisto, Europa, and Ganymede

In a scene eerily reminiscent of the Galileo spacecraft's antenna issues, ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) is having a…

1 year ago

ESA's Juice is On Its Way to Visit Jupiter's Moons

A new era of exploration at Jupiter's moons began last week with the launch of the European Space Agency's Juice,…

1 year ago

It's Time For Your Annual Weather Update for the Outer Solar System

A couple times a year, the Hubble Space Telescope turns its powerful gaze on the giant planets in the outer…

1 year ago

Just Dropped: New Close-up Images of Io from Juno, With More to Come

On March 1, 2023, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew by Jupiter's moon Io, coming within 51,500 km (32,030 miles) of the…

1 year ago