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A new study finally reveals higher-frequency X-rays and explains why they eluded another mission 30 years ago.
NASA Telescope Spots Highest-Energy Light Ever Detected From Jupiter
NASA's Juno spacecraft captured sounds of Jupiter's moon Ganymede during a June 7, 2021, close flyby.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft ‘Hears' Jupiter's Moon
During its 36th low pass over Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this view of striking Jupiter's cloud bands and swirls.
Mocha Swirls in Jupiter's Turbulent Atmosphere
New Juno findings provide a fuller picture of Jupiter’s colorful atmospheric features, and offer clues about what's below the clouds.
NASA's Juno: Science Results Offer First 3D View of Jupiter Atmosphere
NASA’s Chief Scientist Jim Green has announced that he will retire in early 2022 after more than 40 years of service at NASA.
NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green to Retire in 2022
Juno used its infrared instrument during recent flybys of Ganymede to create this map a decade after Juno’s launch.
NASA's Juno Celebrates 10 Years With New Infrared View of Moon Ganymede
This week in 2011, the Juno mission to Jupiter launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center aboard an Atlas V-551 rocket.
This Week in NASA History: Juno Mission to Jupiter Launches
The probe flew closer to Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, than any other spacecraft in more than two decades.
Ride With Juno As It Flies Past the Solar System's Biggest Moon and Jupiter
A puzzler about the gas giant’s intense northern and southern lights has been deciphered.
40-Year Mystery Solved: Source of Jupiter's X-Ray Flares Uncovered
The spacecraft flew closer to Jupiter’s largest moon than any other in more than two decades, offering dramatic glimpses of the icy orb.
See the First Images NASA's Juno Took As It Sailed by Ganymede
The first of the gas-giant orbiter’s back-to-back flybys will provide a close encounter with the massive moon after over 20 years.
NASA's Juno to Get a Close Look at Jupiter's Moon Ganymede
On April 15, 2021, NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured the intriguing evolution of “Clyde’s Spot.”
Juno Returns to "Clyde's Spot" on Jupiter
This image from NASA’s Juno mission captures the northern hemisphere of Jupiter around the region known as Jet N7.
Jupiter's Visible and Invisible Winds
The gas-giant orbiter is illuminating the provenance of Jovian polar light shows.
NASA's Juno Reveals Dark Origins of One of Jupiter's Grand Light Shows
Zodiacal light is sunlight reflected toward Earth by dust orbiting the Sun. Juno scientists now think Mars may be the source of the dust.
Detections by Juno Spacecraft Shatter Ideas About Origin of Zodiacal Light
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