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Juno’s Latest Close Flyby of Jupiter on This Week @NASA – February 3, 2017

Juno’s Latest Close Flyby of Jupiter on This Week @NASA – February 3, 2017

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Feb 3, 2017

NASA’s Juno spacecraft made its latest close flyby of Jupiter Feb. 2 — passing about 2,700 miles above the planet’s clouds. This was the fourth close flyby since Juno began orbiting Jupiter last year on July 4. During these close passes instruments on the spacecraft probe beneath the cloud cover to collect scientific data about the planet’s structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere. This information could help us better understand the planetary systems being discovered around other stars. Also, Cassini Sees Saturn’s Rings in Greater Detail, The Most Extreme Blazars, NASA at Super Bowl Event, NASA at NBA Black Heritage Celebration, and
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