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2011-08-05 11:50:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 12:25 p.m.

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2011-08-05 11:35:00

NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully launched in a dramatic fashion on Friday and is now on its way to unlock secrets about the planet Jupiter.

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2011-08-03 09:04:24

In August of 2016, when NASA's Juno Mission begins sending back information about the atmosphere of the planet Jupiter, research done by Georgia Institute of Technology engineers using a 2,400-pound pressure vessel will help scientists understand what the data means.

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2011-08-03 08:45:00

When it comes to magnetic fields, Jupiter is the ultimate muscle car - endowed with the biggest, brawniest field of any planet in the solar system, powered by a monster engine under the hood.

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2011-08-02 12:47:24

NASA has invited 150 followers of the agency's Twitter account to a two-day launch Tweetup Aug 4-5.

2011-08-02 12:45:26

Several University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students are participating in NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, now slated for launch Aug 5 from Florida's Kennedy Space Center and which is expected to help steer scientists toward the right recipe for planet-making.

2011-08-01 16:02:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has invited 150 followers of the agency's Twitter account to a two-day launch Tweetup Aug. 4-5.

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2011-07-28 09:45:00

NASA, looking forward to launching a Jupiter-bound mission next week, sent the Juno spacecraft to its final destination at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida as the agency makes final preparations for the launch.

2011-07-27 12:53:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Juno spacecraft completed its last significant terrestrial journey on Wednesday, with a 15-mile (25-kilometer) trip from Astrotech Space Operations in Titusville, Fla., to its launch pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


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