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NASA releases first Juno image from Europa flyby

September 29th, 2022

NASA has revealed the first Juno image of Europa taken in a recent flyby. The flyby took place on September 29, and NASA received the first image hours after it was taken. The image was captured as Juno passed by the moon on its closest approach of around 219 miles. Juno is expected to return …

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Here’s our first look at Jupiter’s icy moon from the latest flyby

June 8th, 2021

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has spent much of the past four years gazing at the massive gas giant Jupiter. The orbiter’s primary goal is to teach scientists as much about Jupiter as possible, but it’s also spent some time observing Jupiter’s many moons. Ganymede is the largest moon of Jupiter and also the largest moon in …

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This new Jupiter photo is just plain gorgeous

February 11th, 2021

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been orbiting the gas giant Jupiter since 2016, and it’s taken some really fantastic shots of the massive planet along the way.  A new image of Jupiter showcased by NASA shows the planet from an angle we don’t normally see.  Visible in the image are both the Great Red Spot — …

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NASA’s Juno probe reveals water in Jupiter’s atmosphere

February 19th, 2020

For scientists studying Jupiter, there’s plenty to see. The gas giant has a wealth of personality, and its swirling storms and colorful streams of gas provide researchers with a lot to observe. One aspect of the massive planet that isn’t often talked about is its amount of water, but new data from NASA’s Juno orbiter …

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft spots massive cyclone on Jupiter

December 16th, 2019

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been hanging around the mighty gas giant Jupiter for a number of years now, and it’s returned some very interesting observations during its stint there. Since Jupiter is absolutely covered in massive, swirling clouds, it makes sense for Juno to spend a good deal of its time focusing on Jupiter’s weather, …