Engineers at Lockheed Martin and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were downloading data from NASA's Juno probe late last week after the $1.1 billion spacecraft put itself into safe mode during a close Earth flyby designed to sling it toward Jupiter. Early indications suggested the spacecraft was in good shape and could complete its mission to collect data on the gas giant's structure and composition from a polar orbit around the planet. “Based on the fact that there are no failed components on ...


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