Tag Archives: Juno

Jupiter Nears Opposition

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/Cassini/Space Science Institute. See below for more information to include data and trackers. Those with telescopes and binoculars, now is the time to observe the King of the Planets. For many of you observations of Jupiter have already … Continue reading

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The Beautiful King of the Gods

Image credit: NASA Juno/SWRI/Kevin M. Gill/Jason Major. Like creamer in your morning coffee, Jupiter’s multicolored gas bands swirl just 3,500 km (2,175 mi.) underneath NASA’s Juno spacecraft and JunoCam during close approach, known as perijove 6, on May 19, 2017. … Continue reading

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Heads-Up Jupiter, You Have Company

Illustration credit & copyright: NASA/JPL. Launched on August 5, 2011 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), SLC-41 on an Atlas V 551 Juno, the second of NASA’s New Frontier spacecraft (the first being New Horizons) has been making her … Continue reading

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WHO’S THE FASTEST OF THE FAST

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA of Apollo 7 from C-135 ALOTS aircraft.  All related links below! Spacecraft are FAST!  It takes a speed of 17,500 mph (28,163 km/h) and tons of fuel just to get into low earth orbit (LEO).  … Continue reading

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JUNO MISSION TO JUPITER LAUNCHED IN 2011 IS NOW 3 MONTHS AWAY FROM A FLY BY……..OF EARTH.

JUNO MISSION TO JUPITER LAUNCHED IN 2011 IS NOW 3 MONTHS AWAY FROM A FLY BY……..OF EARTH. Data Map By: NASA Solar System Simulator Interactive (All links and 2 videos below). We’ve learned about the New Horizons mission to Pluto … Continue reading

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