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Aug 11

Juno spacecraft launches to Jupiter

Source: NASA
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 12:25 p.m. EDT Friday to begin a five-year journey to Jupiter.

Juno's detailed study of the largest planet in our solar system will help reveal Jupiter's origin and evolution. As the archetype of giant gas planets, Jupiter can NASA's Juno mission lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. help scientists understand the origin of our solar system and learn more about planetary systems around other stars.(read more)

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