NASA, Juno Team Exult in Successful Jupiter Arrival

July 5, 2016 8:09 AM

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NASA, Juno Team Exult in Successful Jupiter Arrival

PASADENA, California — First came the sighs of relief, and then the shouts of joy.

The people behind NASA's Juno mission rode a wave of emotions Monday night (July 4) as the spacecraft approached Jupiter and then, after a picture-perfect, 35-minute engine burn, became just the second probe ever to enter orbit around the giant planet.

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