NASA's Juno Spacecraft Headed to Jupiter
Posted on August 5, 2011
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: