This mission will be very dangerous for the probe. It will face large amounts of radiation, gravity and the largest magnetosphere in the solar system. No probe in history has come this close to Jupiter 6/27/16
10 Interesting Facts About Jupiter | Universe Today | "Jupiter was approp named after the king of the gods. It’s massive, has a pwrful magnetic field & more moons than any planet in the Solar Sys. Though it has been known to astronomers since ancient times, the invention of the telescope & the advent of modern astronomy has taught us much about this gas giant. In short, there are countless interesting facts that many people just don’t know." Click to read and share the full article.
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