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Juno Fires Its Main Engine
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Juno Fires Its Main Engine

December 28, 2012
This computer-generated image depicts NASA’s Juno spacecraft firing its Leros-1b main engine. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., manages the Juno mission for the principal investigator, Scott Bolton, of Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. The Juno mission is part of the New Frontiers Program managed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, built the spacecraft. JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. More information about Juno is online at http://www.nasa.gov/juno and http://missionjuno.swri.edu. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech