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This view of Jupiter’s turbulent atmosphere from NASA’s Juno spacecraft includes several of the planet’s southern jet streams.
Deep Jet Streams in Jupiter's Atmosphere
Images of Jupiter’s hot spots are key to understanding the role of storms and waves in Jupiter’s atmosphere.
A Hot Spot on Jupiter
The spacecraft will become an explorer of the full Jovian system – Jupiter and its rings and moons.
NASA's Juno Mission Expands Into the Future
The Juno and InSight missions have each increased our understanding of our solar system and have spurred new questions.
NASA Extends Exploration for Two Planetary Science Missions
Some of Juno's latest findings touch on "hot spots" in the planet's atmosphere.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Updates Quarter-Century Jupiter Mystery
New results from NASA's Juno mission suggest that either "sprites" or "elves" could be dancing in the upper atmosphere of Jupiter.
Juno Data Indicates 'Sprites' or 'Elves' Frolic in Jupiter's Atmosphere
Cyclones at the north pole of Jupiter appear as swirls of striking colors in this extreme false color rendering of an image from NASA’s Juno mission.
Cyclones of Color at Jupiter's North Pole
New results from the Juno mission suggest Jupiter is home to what's called "shallow lightning."
'Shallow Lightning' and 'Mushballs' Reveal Ammonia to Juno Scientists
Infrared images from NASA's Juno spacecraft are providing the first glimpse of Ganymede's icy north pole.
Juno Takes First Images of Jovian Moon Ganymede's North Pole
This image from NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures several storms in Jupiter’s southern hemisphere.
"Clyde's Spot" on Jupiter
This enhanced-color image from NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures the striking cloud bands of Jupiter’s southern latitudes.
Jupiter's Racing Stripes
Whether you're doing it for the nerd cred or the pie, this week on #10Things, we've got all the ways you can celebrate #PiDay with NASA.
10 Ways to Celebrate Pi Day with NASA on March 14
NASA's Juno mission has provided its first science results on the amount of water in Jupiter's atmosphere.
Findings From NASA's Juno Update Jupiter Water Mystery
Jupiter's south pole has a new cyclone.
NASA's Juno Navigators Enable Jupiter Cyclone Discovery
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter successfully executed a 10.5-hour propulsive maneuver to avoid a mission-ending shadow cast by Jupiter during an upcoming flyby.
NASA's Juno Prepares to Jump Jupiter's Shadow
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter made the first definitive detection of a planetary magnetic field that changes over time, a phenomenon called secular variation.
NASA's Juno Finds Changes in Jupiter's Magnetic Field
Jupiter's turbulent southern hemisphere captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft after a close flyby of the gas giant planet on Dec. 21, 2018.
Juno's Latest Flyby of Jupiter Captures Two Massive Storms
Upcoming 16th science pass of Jupiter marks Juno’s halfway point in prime mission data collection.
NASA's Juno Mission Halfway to Jupiter Science
JunoCam data has detected atmospheric wave trains, towering atmospheric structures that trail one after the other as they roam the planet
NASA's Juno Mission Detects Jupiter Wave Trains
Is there water deep in Jupiter's atmosphere, and if so, how much?
How a NASA Scientist Looks in the Depths of the Great Red Spot to Find Water on Jupiter
Juno’s JIRAM instrument points to a new heat source close to the south pole of Io that could indicate a previously undiscovered volcano.
NASA Juno Data Indicate Another Possible Volcano on Jupiter Moon Io
NASA’s Juno mission arrived at the King of Planets in July 2016. The intrepid robotic explorer has been revealing Jupiter's secrets ever since. Here are 10 historic Juno mission highlights.
10 Things: Two Years of Juno at Jupiter
In a new paper published in Nature today, scientists from NASA’s Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth’s lightning. Although, in some ways, the two types of lightning are polar opposites.
Juno Solves 39-Year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning
NASA has approved an update to Juno’s science operations until July 2021. This provides for an additional 41 months in orbit around Jupiter and will enable Juno to achieve its primary science objectives.
NASA Re-plans Juno's Jupiter Mission
This image of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot and surrounding turbulent zones was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Spotted