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Problems with Juno just before flyby

NASA space probe Juno, remaining in space since 2011, performed course correction maneuver after not too lucky flyby on October 19, and will conduct next scheduled flyby close to Jupiter on 11th December 2016. Juno, which remains on Jupiter orbit since July 4, 2016, is still at the moment on long orbit. It makes possible visiting Jupiter…
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Targeting Bennu – OSIRIS-REx launched yesterday !

One of the most important missions for NASA has begun yesterday at 23:05 GMT on SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral. Atlas V rocket delivered to orbit Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx). OSIRIS-REx is first in NASA history sample return mission to asteroid. It will be third in the world after successful Japanese…
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Juno arrived !

NASA Juno space probe entered Jupiter's orbit and is in perfect condition.  It was most important moment during Juno's mission which lasts since 2011 and impressive show of JPL abilities for developing and operating deep space probes. After performing two deep space maneuvers and orbit corrections on June 16, 2016 (first two burns of main…
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Juno started to power its scientific payload !

After successful Jupiter Orbit Insertion performed on July 4, we have good news from Juno. Its scientific payload was turned on and it seems to work nominally. To remind, Juno space probe was performing JOI with turned off onboard instruments to prevent any interruption of flight control systems and reduce power consumption. Instruments were shut down…
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Juno is getting close to Jupiter !

After five years of space journey NASA space probe Juno is getting close to its mission's objective: Jupiter. Yesterday NASA used Deep Space Network 70 m dishes to send four commands from Goldstone, Colorado for Juno space probe which is 860.81 million kilometers from Earth and is getting close to Jupiter. Commands were sent at 19:15 GMT and were…
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Juno, the genie

If you are told that our space industry has an extraordinary magical power, would you believe it? Of course, a person of logic – science and technology, cannot swallow such a story.  But sometimes science does witness miracles, be it the survival of Opportunity rover in the previous dust storm or the reconnecting of a…
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JUPITER EXPLORATION MISSION JUNO TO GET AN EXTENSION 

According to the inside sources of the NASA's JUNO mission, the space shuttle that has been exploring Jupiter since 5 July,2015 is most likely to get an extension for three years.  Fir the past two years, the spacecraft has been greatly helpful for scientists in understanding the conditions of the planet. JUNO has sent some…
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Three Years extension of Juno mission orbiting Jupiter approved by NASA

After a review by the board in April this year on the robotic Juno spacecraft returning valuable data and all its instruments and systems functioning to the best, the decision to spend three more years probing Jupiter’s inside was taken by NASA managers. This will grant the mission with more time to fulfil its scientific…
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Juno Space Craft Mission extended three years more by NASA

There is good news for space fans. Recently NASA has provided funds and now its time for Juno spacecraft to accomplish its missions. In the year 2011, the probe left our planet, and in 2016, it reached to Jupiter. This should complete the things this year, February. It is the time, now NASA has accepted…
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NASA to Extend Juno Jupiter’s Mission by Three Years.

NASA will extend its Juno Jupiter mission by three years. The Juno spacecraft was initially intended to crash into the planet next month. This plan no longer holds, and NASA will allow the spacecraft to orbit Jupiter three more years to enable the probe to meet its goal.  Juno’s Principle investigator from the South West…
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