The demise of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which ended its 13-year study of the Saturn system on Sept. 15, leaves a void in the exploration of the outer Solar System that will take a decade or longer to fill.   NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which loops around Jupiter’s poles every 53.5 days, is now the only robotic probe orbiting a planet beyond Mars, and it is slated to operate for just another 10 months. If Juno remains healthy and if the budget allows, the mission to ...


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