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On August 12, 2013, at 5:25 am PDT, NASA’s Juno spacecraft reached an impressive milestone. The Jupiter-bound mission is halfway to its destination.
NASA’s Jupiter orbiter Juno successfully fired its engine Thursday as it prepares to make a crucial fly-by around Earth to give it the momentum it needs to shoot off toward the solar system’s largest planet.
The Russian space agency is considering participating in a developing project to send a spacecraft to Jupiter.
In England it is known as the "Plough," in Germany the "Great Cart," and in Malaysia the "Seven Ploughs." Since humanity first turned its eyes skyward, the seven northern hemisphere stars that compose the "Big Dipper" have been a welcome and familiar introduction to the heavens.
- A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
- (in plural) Money; cash.