Jupiter

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…

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…

2 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…

2 months ago

Ions Surf Through Jupiter’s Magnetic Field, Triggering its Auroras

Auroras come in many shapes and sizes.  Jupiter is well known for its spectacular complement of bright polar lights, which…

2 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…

2 months ago

Bad News, Life Probably can’t Exist on Venus. Good News, it Could be in Jupiter’s Clouds

A new NASA-supported study by an international team of researchers has determined that life is more likely to exist in…

3 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…

4 months ago

Stare Straight Down Into a Giant Storm on Jupiter

A new batch of images recently arrived at Earth from JunoCam, the visible light camera on board the Juno spacecraft…

5 months ago

Jupiter Could Make an Ideal Dark Matter Detector

So, you want to find dark matter, but you don't know where to look? A giant planet might be exactly…

6 months ago

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has a Dark Secret. It Feeds on Smaller Storms

Jupiter's Great Red Spot - the largest and most powerful of all the storms in the solar system - has…

6 months ago