Juno spacecraft approaches Jupiter today


This video says about itself:

Juno‘s Final Approach to Jupiter

4 July 2016

After five years traveling through space to its destination, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will arrive in orbit around Jupiter today, July 4, 2016. This video shows a peek of what the spacecraft saw as it closed in on its destination before instruments were turned off. Watch our noon EDT Pre-Orbit Insertion Briefing on NASA Television for more.

HELLO, JUPITER “After a tense, 35-minute engine burn, NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully began its orbit of Jupiter late Monday evening, the pivotal moment of the space agency’s five-year long venture to reach the planet.” Here’s what the space craft will be up to over the next 20 months, and a look at its precarious entry into orbit. [Chris D’Angelo, HuffPost]

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