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NASA's Juno to Remain in Current Orbit at Jupiter


Jupiter south pole from Juno spacecraft

NASA's Juno spacecraft soared directly over Jupiter's south pole when JunoCam acquired this image on February 2, 2017 at 6:06 a.m. PT (9:06 a.m. ET), from an altitude of about 62,800 miles (101,000 kilometers) above the cloud tops.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/John Landino

NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter, which has been in orbit around the gas giant since July 4, 2016, will remain in its current 53-day orbit for the remainder of the mission.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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