Juno completes fifth flyby of Jupiter


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Juno yesterday completed its fifth close flyby of Jupiter, dipping to within 2,700 miles of the gas giant’s clouds.

All instruments were working. There will be pictures, but the bulk of the science will be data collection, not pretty pictures.

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  • Gealon

    I wonder if when they reach the budgetary end of the primary mission, the team operating Juno will give the main engine another try. Worst they could do is blow the probe up.

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