Ganymede

Why Visit Just one Moon When you Could Explore Them all?

The Solar System's moons are intriguing objects for exploration. Especially moons like Europa and Enceladus. Their subsurface oceans make them…

1 week 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…

3 months ago

Water Vapour has Been Discovered at Ganymede

Ganymede has been getting alot of attention lately.  It was the co-star of a video from Juno recently, and now…

3 months ago

This is the View From Juno During its Flyby of Ganymede and Jupiter

Visualizations shape how we perceive space exploration.  Whether it’s the Pale Blue Dot, the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, Earthrise, or…

3 months 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…

5 months ago

Next up, Juno has Ganymede in its Sights

NASA's Juno mission is set for a close encounter with the Solar System's largest moon, Ganymede, on Monday. This will…

5 months ago

A Huge Ring-Like Structure on Ganymede Might be the Result of an Enormous Impact

Ganymede's surface is a bit of a puzzle for planetary scientists. About two-thirds of its surface is covered in lighter…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Planets With Large Oceans are Probably Common in the Milky Way

A new study by a team of NASA scientists indicates that "ocean worlds," like those in our Solar System, could…

1 year ago

Even Though it Hasn’t Launched Yet, JUICE Took its First Images of Jupiter and its Moons

Is there a more complicated and sophisticated technological engineering project than a spacecraft? Maybe a particle accelerator or a fusion…

2 years ago