NASA's Juno poised to begin transmitting close-up views of Jupiter

July 5, 2016 7:48 PM

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NASA's Juno poised to begin transmitting close-up views of Jupiter

NASA's Juno probe successfully enters Jupiters orbit, a moment that engineers said was 'make or break' for the mission.

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Juno spacecraft, now skimming the cloud tops of Jupiter, is poised to begin transmitting close-up views of the gas giant before a planned crash-landing into the fifth planet in early 2018.

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