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The Juno engineering team has begun turning the spacecraft’s instruments back on following its Jupiter orbital insertion.
Everything looks fine. The next important engine burn on October 19 will shrink the orbit from 53 days to 14 days. In the meantime the present orbit will dip down close to Jupiter on August 27. Expect some news on September 1.