5 Things to Know About Juno’s Rendezvous with Jupiter

On Monday, after a five-year journey, NASA’s Juno probe will finally enter orbit around Jupiter, becoming the first orbiter to Jupiter since 2003. The craft will study the planet for two years in a very eccentric orbit to protect it from Jupiter’s harsh radiation, swooping by the planet every 14 days. With the start of the mission nearly underway, here’s what you need to know.
1) This will become fastest human-made craft ever.
A combination of the gravitational tug of Jupiter, an orbit jus

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