Tag: Juno Spacecraft

NASA probe to pass over Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot' on July 10

Washington: NASA has said its Juno spacecraft will pass directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, the gas giant’s iconic, 16,000-km wide storm, on July 10. This will be humanity’s first up-close and personal view of the gigantic feature — a storm monitored since 1830 and possibly existing for more than 350 years. “Jupiter’s mysterious Great […]

Gemini telescope aids Juno's mission through Jupiter

San Francisco: Researchers are using very detailed Gemini Observatory images to help guide the Juno spacecraft’s exploration of Jupiter, a media report said. The high-resolution imaging by the Gemini North telescope on Maunakea in Hawaii was informing the Juno mission of compelling events in Jupiter’s atmosphere, Xinhua news agency reported. “These observations trace vertical flows […]