NASA's Juno Spacecraft Headed to Jupiter

Posted on August 5, 2011

NASA Juno Spacecraft Launch

NASA's Juno spacecraft is headed to Jupiter after a successful launch. Juno will arrive at Jupiter in July 2016 after a five-year cruise. It will then orbit Jupiter for about one year. The probe will study Jupiter's atmosphere and map Jupiter's magnetic and gravity fields. You can read more about the Juno mission here.

A video of today's launch and a NASA video about the Juno mission are below. Take a look:

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