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Stubborn valves leave Juno hanging

When it comes to orbiting planets, there are more hospitable places to ply your trade than our solar system's resident gas giant. Ions and electrons whizz around Jupiter's equator at the speed of light, threatening to fry any unsuspecting spacecraft electronics in their path. Through a meticulously planned orbit, NASA's Juno probe has now circled Jupiter and evaded its harmful radiation for more than four months, but just as the spacecraft was to swing in for a closer look, an unexpected engine complication has resulted in a first, and hopefully minor, setback.
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