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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Juno Joins Jupiter


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Artist’s concept of the Juno spacecraft at Jupiter. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Last night, NASA’s Juno probe successfully performed the necessary braking maneuver to put it in orbit around Jupiter. Juno was launched back in the summer of 2011 and has traveled 1.7 billion miles (including a flyby of Earth to pick up speed) to get to Jupiter.