Juno Closes In For July 4 Orbital Insertion At Jupiter

Credit: Juno: Lockheed Martin
Controllers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are bracing for 35 min. of terror as the $1.1 billion Juno mission spacecraft enters polar orbit over Jupiter on July 4. As was the case in the famous “seven minutes of terror” that brought the Curiosity rover down on the surface of Mars, the huge solar...

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