NASA's Juno spacecraft to remain in extra-long orbit for the rest of its time at Jupiter

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 00:01 in Astronomy & Space

The team behind NASA’s Juno spacecraft has made a key change to its operating plan. For the remainder of its primary planned mission, the satellite will continue to circle Jupiter in its long 53-day orbits instead of transitioning to shorter 14-day cycles. The decision, made in response to some...

Read the whole article on LA Times - Science

More from LA Times - Science

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net