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Juno's New Findings Press Conference

Atlas V 551 | Juno

NASA will hold a virtual media briefing to discuss the latest results from the agency’s Juno spacecraft. The science team will reveal new findings that provide the first 3D look at how the planet’s roiling atmosphere operates underneath the top layers of clouds, and how these revelations offer insight into the atmospheres of giant planets elsewhere in the universe.

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Atlas V 551 | Juno

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Aug. 5, 2011, 4:25 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Juno is a NASA space probe orbiting the planet Jupiter. It was built by Lockheed Martin and is operated by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as part of the New Frontiers program. Juno's mission is to measure Jupiter's composition, gravitational field, magnetic field, and polar magnetosphere.

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