HELLO, JUPITER "After a tense, 35-minute engine burn, NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully began its orbit of Jupiter late Monday evening, the pivotal moment of the space agency’s five-year long venture to reach the planet." Here's what the space craft will be up to over the next 20 months, and a look at its precarious entry into orbit. [Chris D'Angelo, HuffPost]
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A Russian Proton-M launch vehicle, which blasted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on Monday, put a SES-6 telecommunications satellite into orbit, a spokesman for the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Tuesday.
TOP STORIES SPACEX LEADS THE SPACE RACE "SpaceX made history Monday night when it successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit, deployed 11 satellites, and then brought the 15-story booster back to Earth for a soft, vertical l...
Following a nine and a half year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Tuesday began a flyby past Pluto, in what is now the agency's furthest mission from Earth. A new photo released by the space agency Tuesday shows a view from the New Hor...
The Juno interplanetary vehicle entered the orbit of Jupiter, NASA said on Tuesday.