Sixteen years ago, NASA’s spacecraft named “Galileo” had probably a death plunge through the cloud tops of the mysterious gas giant, Jupiter. However, it flashed or radioed back tantalizing data whatever it could gather. NASA now is making a fresh...
NASA's Juno spacecraft is currently undergoing environmental testing at Lockheed Martin Space Systems near Denver. The solar-powered Juno spacecraft will orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins,... Read Post
The Voyager 2 image above shows Jupiter from the equator to the southern polar latitudes including the Great Red Spot, a storm that has been spinning like a cyclone for hundreds of years. NASA's Juno spacecraft is set to launch... Read Post
NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Aug. 5, 2011 to begin a five-year journey to Jupiter. Juno's detailed study of the largest planet in our solar system will help reve... Read Post