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 Suffers Glitch After Earth Flyby
JUNO to Fly by Earth
October 9th, 2013
NASA's Juno probe detected an anomalous condition and shut itself down this afternoon after slingshotting around Earth to gain momentum for the long trip to the solar system's largest planet.
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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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Jupiter-Bound NASA Spacecraft Will Swing By Earth Wednesday
Artist's Concept of Juno Spacecraft
October 7th, 2013
NASA's 8,000-pound Juno probe will skim just 350 miles (560 kilometers) above Earth's surface on Wednesday, getting a critical gravity assist more than two years after launching on a circuitous path to the solar system's largest planet.
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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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Jupiter Science Rules! Bill Nye the Science Guy Launches New Web Series
Bill Nye Hosts 'Why With Nye'
October 9th, 2013
Consider the following: Bill Nye — best known as "The Science Guy," an homage to his award-winning 1990s television show — is the star of a new science series.
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