How does Juno communicate with Earth when it is hundreds of millions of miles away?
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A global array of giant radio dishes allows NASA to communicate with spacecraft across the solar system.
How does an unmanned spacecraft interpret information?
What if Juno's systems malfunction?
Learn more about Juno’s design and structure.
Juno does a few things no spacecraft has done before.
What precautions must be taken to protect a spacecraft on a journey to Jupiter?
In space it’s easier to spin than not spin.
How do we steer Juno as it travels to Jupiter?
How does radiation affect the Juno mission?
Juno doesn’t burn fuel to power its instruments, so where does the energy come from?
Juno uses revolutionary solar technology.
Bill Folkner explains how understanding Jupiter’s inner structure depends on measuring changes in its gravitational field.
Dave McComas describes the set of instruments charged with detecting the electrons and ions that produce Jupiter’s aurora.
Barry Mauk explains how measuring high energy particles will help us understand the processes behind Jupiter’s rotationally dominated magnetosphere.
JIRAM will provide a visual and thermal view of Jupiter’s aurora.
Where is the best place to photograph Jupiter? Junocam will let the public help decide.
What does Jupiter’s magnetopshere look like? Jack Connerney tells us how we will find out.
Measuring thermal radiation will help us create a 3D picture of Jupiter’s atmospheric structure.
Randy Gladstone explains how seeing Jupiter’s auroras in UV helps us understand Jupiter’s upper atmosphere and the particles that cause the aurora.
What do radio waves tell us about Jupiter’s electric fields and magnetic fluctuations?
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