Juno was sent out to study Jupiter on August 05, 2011 and has been orbiting the giant planet for about two tears. This mission was supposed to end when JUNO would crash into Jupiter’s clouds after July 2018. But there has been news of some changes in the schedule of this $1 billion mission. NASA […]

Juno Shows the Beautiful Whirling Clouds of Jupiter

 The Juno spacecraft has always been delighting people by sharing fantastic information and images related to Jupiter. The spacecraft has once again done its job well! It has recently shared few more enticing images. These images depict the beautiful whirling clouds floating in the atmosphere of Jupiter. These clouds look very enthralling and unique and […]

Juno Spacecraft’s recent video on Jupiter’s North Pole is the most viral visual in the science of spacecraft

  Recently NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured a 3D flyover video which shows the massive cyclone swirling near Jupiter’s North Pole.  The look of the cyclone is like pure lava. The 80 seconds video was captured by the Juno Science team by using an infrared imagery instrument Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper during early 2017. A Juno […]

Targeting Bennu – OSIRIS-REx launched yesterday !

One of the most important missions for NASA has begun yesterday at 23:05 GMT on SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral. Atlas V rocket delivered to orbit Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx). OSIRIS-REx is first in NASA history sample return mission to asteroid. It will be third in the world after successful Japanese […]

Juno started to power its scientific payload !

After successful Jupiter Orbit Insertion performed on July 4, we have good news from Juno. Its scientific payload was turned on and it seems to work nominally. To remind, Juno space probe was performing JOI with turned off onboard instruments to prevent any interruption of flight control systems and reduce power consumption. Instruments were shut down […]