NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Crosses Jupiter/Sun Gravitational Boundary

Since its launch five years ago, there have been three forces tugging at NASA’s Juno spacecraft as it speeds through the solar system. The sun, Earth and Jupiter have all been influential — a gravitational trifecta of sorts. At times, Earth was close enough to be the frontrunner. More recently, the sun has had the most…

One Response to NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Crosses Jupiter/Sun Gravitational Boundary

  1. William "Bill" Hicks May 28, 2016 at 10:20 am

    Extraordinary. This will be quite an adventure.

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