Latest News About the Juno Mission to Jupiter

NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno probe will study the gas giant's atmosphere, magnetosphere and gravitational field. Juno will orbit Jupiter for about a year.
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NASA Jupiter Probe Recovers from Earth Flyby Glitch
Artist's Concept of Juno Spacecraft
October 14th, 2013
NASA's Juno probe exited a protective "safe mode" on Friday afternoon (Oct. 11) and is currently operating normally as it streaks toward a July 2016 rendezvous with the solar system's largest planet, mission officials said.
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NASA Spacecraft Slingshots By Earth On Way to Jupiter, Snaps Photos
The Juno spacecraft passes in front of Jupiter in this artist's depiction.
October 9th, 2013
NASA’s Juno spacecraft came within 347 miles (558 kilometers) of Earth during its closest approach, which occurred at 3:21 p.m. EDT (1921 GMT) today over South Africa. The maneuver boosts Juno’s speed for the long trip to Jupiter.
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Saturn's Position in the Solar System Pinpointed Within 2 Miles
Six Saturn moons are visible in this image snapped by NASA's Cassini probe in September 2007, including Titan at the lower right.
January 13th, 2015
Researchers were able to pinpoint the Saturn system's center of mass, or barycenter, within about 2 miles — a 50-fold improvement over the best estimates provided by ground-based telescopes, NASA officials said.
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NASA Jupiter Probe Still In 'Safe Mode' After Earth Flyby Glitch
JUNO to Fly by Earth
October 11th, 2013
NASA's Juno spacecraft went into safe mode Wednesday, shortly after making its closest approach to Earth in a speed-boosting flyby. The probe's handlers aren't sure what happened, but they suspect a minor glitch rather than a mission-threatening problem.
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