Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Jupiter bound: Juno probe passes halfway mark

NASA announced on Monday that its Juno space probe has reached the halfway mark on its voyage to Jupiter after covering a distance of 879 million miles. This seems odd when you consider that Juno will pass just 347 miles (559 km) from Earth in October. Why both of these facts are true is due to the complex orbit that Juno is following in order to reach its destination... Continue Reading Jupiter bound: Juno probe passes halfway mark

Section: Space

Tags: Astronomy, Earth, Juno, Jupiter, NASA

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