Juno orbits Jupiter!

Jul 5, 2016 | News |

Normally this space on our site is for information related to discoveries from Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, but the successful orbit (click on this article’s title to see the animation) of Jupiter by Juno effects everyone on the planet.  Jupiter is one of the first planets to form in our system and what is inside this planet that almost became a sun is a mystery.  We are hopeful Juno can  unlock some of the deep secrets of how our planets formed and how a gas planet like Jupiter works.  Follow along on NASA’s page all about the Juno Mission.