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Juno Spacecraft Refines Path To Jupiter
2012-02-06 09:58:11

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully refined its flight path last Wednesday with the mission's first trajectory correction maneuver. The maneuver took place on Feb. 1.

Juno Sends Back Image Of The Earth And Moon
2011-08-31 07:59:25

NASA’s Juno spacecraft, on its way to visit the solar system’s giant Jupiter, took a look back at Earth and the Moon and snapped a photo.

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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2011-08-03 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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2011-07-28 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.

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2011-07-06 10:00:00

NASA's Juno spacecraft is 30 days before its first launch window opens.

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2011-03-08 08:05:00

Unmanned missions to Mars and one of Jupiter's moons should be the top priorities for the American space program starting in 2013, a team of experts said on Monday.

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2010-10-28 06:06:13

Magnetometers developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, for the Juno mission to Jupiter were delivered recently to Lockheed Martin in Denver.

2010-10-27 15:23:00

GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The magnetometers developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., for the Juno mission to Jupiter were delivered recently to Lockheed Martin in Denver, Colo.

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2009-12-30 06:30:00

NASA has selected three proposals as candidates for the agency's next space venture to another celestial body in our solar system.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.