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NASA Juno Spacecraft, Nearing Jupiter, to Shed Light on Gas Giant

After a five-year journey, the spacecraft Juno is nearing its destination, the planet Jupiter, where it will enter polar orbit and start sending back data back July 4.   Scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the California mission control center for this NASA project, say Juno will pierce the dense clouds of the gas-covered giant and offer insights into its origin and nature of both the planet and our solar system. Launched in August, 2011 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Juno...

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