Juno enters Jupiter’s gravity well

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After a five year journey the Jupiter science probe Juno today entered the gas giant’s gravity well.

It will fire its engines on July 4 to enter orbit.

One comment

  • Gealon

    I like how they often get the timing arranged so that it’s on the 4th that something happens. I remember years ago… 1997 when Pathfinder landed on the 4th.

    Crass remarks aside, I look forward to following our continued exploration of the jovian system.

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