Juno gets science mission extension and solves electrifying mystery on Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has shown Jupiter in ways never seen before, not only sending back incredibly detailed images of the beautifully turbulent atmosphere, but also new data on what the giant planet is really like on the inside and how it formed. The mission has …

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Ceres up-close: Dawn prepares for lowest (and last) science orbit around dwarf planet

NASA is about to get its closest-ever look at the dwarf planet Ceres – a world which has already amazed planetary scientists with its intriguing geology including numerous bright spots and an odd, isolated conical mountain. In early June, the Dawn spacecraft will maneuver to …

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