Sunday, 15 December 2013

Juno sends back "starship" view of Earth while ham radios say "Hi"

If you want to have a starship captain’s view of flying past the Earth, then NASA is happy to oblige. This week, the space agency released a video made of images taken by the Junospace probe as it shot past our planet last October. The unmanned spacecraft was using the Earth’s gravity to build up its velocity by over 8,800 mph (14,100 km/h) and slingshot it on its way to Jupiter. And as it did so, it took the time to receive a “Hi” from ham radio operators back home. .. Continue Reading Juno sends back "starship" view of Earth while ham radios say "Hi"

Section: Space

Tags: Earth, Juno, Jupiter, NASA, Radio, Spacecraft

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