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Protecting Juno's heart

Each new probe we launch into space follows a finely-tuned, predetermined trajectory that opens up a new avenue of understanding into our solar system and our universe. The results from each probe shapes the objectives of ...

dateNov 05, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Dawn triangle of planets

Winter is approaching. The early, wakeful sunbeams of summer are a fading memory as October mornings grow dark and cold. Frankly, waking up isn't as easy as it used to be.....

dateOct 26, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Jupiter's moon Europa

Jupiter's four largest moons – aka. the Galilean moons, consisting of Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto – are nothing if not fascinating. Ever since their discovery over four centuries ago, these moons have been a source ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Space Exploration
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The moons of Jupiter

Jupiter was appropriately named by the Romans, who chose to name it after the king of the gods. In addition to being the largest planet in our Solar System – with two and a half times the mass of all the other planets combined ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Space Exploration
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