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NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno probe fills out its portrait of planet Earth

NASA's Juno probe left Earth behind for good a couple of weeks ago, heading onward to Jupiter after a nail-biting flyby, but the mission team is still putting together the image data from the close encounter. And so are the amateur image-processing gurus.

Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, the largest moon in the Solar System

APOD: 2009 September 20 - Ganymede Enhanced

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Juno will improve our understanding of the solar system's beginnings by revealing the origin & evolution of Jupiter. Juno will determine how much water is in Jupiter's atmosphere, measure the composition, temperature, cloud motions & other properties of Jupiter's atmosphere, map Jupiter's magnetic & gravity fields, &explore Jupiter's magnetosphere near the planet's poles, especially the auroras.

Juno Overview

Juno will improve our understanding of the solar system's beginnings by revealing the origin and evolution of Jupiter.

Jupiter | Mission Juno

Jupiter | Mission Juno

Launched on August 5, 2011, the Juno Mission will explore Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. It will unlock secrets about the origin of Jupiter and the solar system.

NASA's new trailer for its Juno mission to Jupiter shows off the huge planet in all its scary glory.

New video makes NASA's next Jupiter mission look like a blockbuster

NASA's new trailer for its Juno mission to Jupiter shows off the huge planet in all its scary glory.

A look at NASA’s Jupiter mission by the numbers

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A look at NASA’s Jupiter mission by the numbers

Zal Patera, Io, in color (NASA Galileo Jupiter Mission Image)

Zal Patera, Io, in color (NASA Galileo Jupiter Mission Images)

Zal Patera, Io, in color (NASA Galileo Jupiter Mission Images) - Featured: the planet Jupiter

Watch the intense movie-style trailer for NASA's Jupiter mission - CNET

Watch the intense movie-style trailer for NASA's Jupiter mission

The Juno mission boldly goes where no spacecraft has gone before and a dramatic trailer highlights the danger of the journey.

3 Things You Need to Know About NASA’s Juno Mission

On the 4th of July, while you’re outside enjoying a barbecue and not thinking about anything more distant than the fireworks overhead, a small group of scientists will be tying themselves in knots over