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NASA's Juno spacecraft burns for Jupiter

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully executed a maneuver to adjust its flight path today, Feb. 3. The maneuver refined the spacecraft's trajectory, helping set the stage for Juno's arrival at the solar system's ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Venus mountains create wave trains

( —The planet Venus is blanketed by high-level clouds. At visible wavelengths, individual cloud features are difficult to see, but observations made by instruments on ESA's Venus Express orbiter have revealed many ...

dateJan 22, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Chasing clouds on Venus

(—Clouds regularly punctuate Earth's blue sky, but on Venus the clouds never part, for the planet is wrapped entirely in a 20 km-thick veil of carbon dioxide and sulphuric dioxide haze.

dateOct 08, 2012 in Space Exploration
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