NASA’s Juno spacecraft will be maneuvering into orbit around Jupiter today at 11:00 PM Eastern Time. A pre-orbit insertion briefing is now in progress on NASA TV. Juno will be completing a 5-year journey when it reaches Jupiter today.
As the craft was approaching the gassy planet, it trained its cameras on Jupiter and its moons, and this morning NASA released the short video below compiled from images taken prior to June 30 and just before the instruments were turned off in order to begin executing the complex orbital insertion.
See NASA’s website for more details and coverage of the Juno mission.
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