Sequence of Juno Spacecraft's Close Approach to Jupiter | NASA

Sequence of Juno Spacecraft's Close Approach to Jupiter

Sequence of Juno Spacecraft's Close Approach to Jupiter | NASA

July 4th 2016-NASA's Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter After 5-Year Journey. -Luminous beauty of Jupiter's auroras revealed by Hubble The images were released as Nasa’s Juno spacecraft hurtled closer toward the solar system’s largest planet.

July 4th 2016-NASA's Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter After 5-Year Journey. -Luminous beauty of Jupiter's auroras revealed by Hubble The images were released as Nasa’s Juno spacecraft hurtled closer toward the solar system’s largest planet.

A cylindrical projection of Jupiter stitched together from photos taken by the Cassini spacecraft during its December 2000 flyby of the planet.

A cylindrical projection of Jupiter stitched together from photos taken by the Cassini spacecraft during its December 2000 flyby of the planet.

Jupiter appearing to be wearing a luminous crown in this Hubble Space Telescope image showing an aurora over one of the planet’s poles.

Jupiter appearing to be wearing a luminous crown in this Hubble Space Telescope image showing an aurora over one of the planet’s poles.

Jupiter's mysteries: First results from NASA's Juno mission - Jupiter was most likely the first planet to form in the solar system and contains some of the same ingredients of the collapsing nebula that formed the system. Knowing more about Jupiter can provide greater insight about its beginnings

Jupiter's mysteries: First results from NASA's Juno mission - Jupiter was most likely the first planet to form in the solar system and contains some of the same ingredients of the collapsing nebula that formed the system. Knowing more about Jupiter can provide greater insight about its beginnings

Juno will fly directly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot on July 10, just days after celebrating its first anniversary in Jupiter orbit. This will be humanity's first up-close and personal view of the planet’s iconic, 10,000-mile-wide storm.

Juno Spacecraft to Fly Over Jupiter's Great Red Spot July 10

Juno will fly directly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot on July 10, just days after celebrating its first anniversary in Jupiter orbit. This will be humanity's first up-close and personal view of the planet’s iconic, 10,000-mile-wide storm.

The view from Jupiter's south pole from the Juno spacecraft has just been released. Amazing.

The view from Jupiter's south pole from the Juno spacecraft has just been released. Amazing.

NASA's Juno spacecraft is a 21st century orbiter to study the largest planet in our solar system. <a href="http://www.space.com/12472-juno-probe-spacecraft-jupiter-nasa.html">See how Juno will study Jupiter here</a>.

NASA's Juno spacecraft is a 21st century orbiter to study the largest planet in our solar system. <a href="http://www.space.com/12472-juno-probe-spacecraft-jupiter-nasa.html">See how Juno will study Jupiter here</a>.

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