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NASA Juno reaches apojove, farthest point in Jupiter’s orbit

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NASA's Juno spacecraft is about to reach the farthest point in its orbit of Jupiter on Sunday, after five years of being launched to study the science of the biggest planet in the Solar System, with a mass two-and-a-half times of all the other...

NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures images of Jupiter and its moons

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NASA has released the images taken by the natural light camera aboard Juno spacecraft which has been successfully inserted into Jupiter’s orbit. The photograph was taken from a distance of 3 million miles where the craft is currently located. The image clearly shows the Jovian...

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will decode Jupiter’s hidden secrets: Everything explained

Juno spacecraft to reach Jupiter on July 4
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has finally done what was not possible for a long time. The team of scientists at Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California, have received the confirmation that the spacecraft Juno has finally started orbiting the largest planet in...

NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully enters Jupiter’s orbit: Things you should know

Juno spacecraft to reach Jupiter on July 4
A group of scientists at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena have done the unbelievable by creating a spacecraft that have finally entered the orbit of Jupiter. NASA’s Juno Spacecraft have traveled for 1.8bn miles for five years to...

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will reach Jupiter on July 4 and decode its hidden secrets

Juno spacecraft to reach Jupiter on July 4
National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) solar powered spacecraft Juno will do something that has never been done before in the history of science. After flying for more than 1.7 miles over five years, it is expected that the spacecraft will on July 4...

Scientists discover rare triple-star system with new planet using KELT

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The binary system which all along assumed to be a typical single star or even a pair is a triple-star system according to Researchers at Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics. The system comprises of stars orbiting one another with the main being brighter than the...

NASA formalised Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) to find and track Near-Earth objects

NASA NeoShield program
The European Union sponsored a program called NEOShield, which is developing methods of using nuclear weapons to deflect rogue asteroids that will one day cross the path of Earth and lead to a cataclysmic collision, wiping out life from the planet, much akin to...

Juno: NASA Jupiter spacecraft sets new record travels 793 kilometers

NASA Jupiter probe Juno
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter has broken the record today to become mankind's most distant solar-powered spacecraft. The milestone occurred, when the probe was about 793 million kilometers (493 million miles) from the sun at 11:00 a.m. PST (2:00 p.m. EST) on 13 January...

Astronomers discover infant version of Jupiter 100 light years away from Earth

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Chile: Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet, named 51 Eridani b, not more than 100 light years away from earth. The find was made by Gemini Planet Imager (GPI), which watches for faint, young planets orbiting bright, relatively nearby stars. The newly found exoplanet is...

The Moon, Venus, and Jupiter will inline in rare divine three-in-one meeting tomorrow

Venus Jupiter and Moon
The Moon, Venus, and Jupiter are the second, third and the fourth brightest heavenly bodies after the Sun. The three celestial bodies will be clustered together in a rare divine three-in-one meeting. In reality, the three bodies are separated by millions of kilometers apart...

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