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Scientists have completed the longest-ever study tracking temperatures in Jupiter’s upper atmosphere where its signature colorful striped clouds form.
40-Year Study Finds Mysterious Patterns in Temperatures at Jupiter
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Ocean Worlds Resources
The new research supports the longstanding idea that water could potentially erupt above the surface of Europa.
NASA Study Suggests Shallow Lakes in Europa's Icy Crust Could Erupt
The spacecraft’s pass of the moon provided the first close-up in over two decades of this ocean world.
NASA's Juno Gets Highest-Resolution Close-Up of Jupiter's Moon Europa
Juno has provided the first close-up images of Europa in over two decades.
NASA's Juno Shares First Image From Flyby of Jupiter's Moon Europa
From deep below the soil at Earth’s polar regions to Pluto’s frozen heart, ice exists all over the solar system...and beyond.
Frozen: Ice on Earth and Well Beyond
NASA-funded scientists have discovered shaded locations within pits on the Moon that always hover around a comfortable 63 F.
NASA's LRO Finds Lunar Pits Harbor Comfortable Temperatures
To most of us, dust is an annoyance. But these tiny particles that float about and settle on surfaces play an important role across the solar system.
10 Things: Dust in the Wind (on Mars and Well Beyond)
The agency’s mission to explore Jupiter’s icy moon takes a big step forward as engineers deliver a major component of the spacecraft.
NASA's Europa Clipper Mission Completes Main Body of the Spacecraft
On April 9, 2022, the JunoCam instrument captured what it would look like to ride along with the Juno spacecraft.
Juno Skims the Cloud Tops of Jupiter
Science instruments and other hardware for the spacecraft will come together in the mission’s final phase before a launch to Europa in 2024.
NASA Begins Assembly of Europa Clipper Spacecraft
Missions like NASA’s Europa Clipper are a complex balancing act of meeting scientific and technical requirements.
Mission Dispatch: Systems Engineering for Europa Clipper
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
Europa Clipper will need to know its orientation while traveling from Earth to Jupiter and in orbit around Jupiter. To accomplish this, it will use the stars.
Europa Mission Dispatch: Tracking the Stars
The Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon, Ice Moon, the Moon after Yule, and the Old Moon.
Full Moon Guide: January - February 2022
Our 2021 round-up of NASA planetary science is packed with the year’s most spectacular images, ground-breaking discoveries, and incredible mission events.
NASA Planetary Science Highlights: 2021
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
Finding plumes at Europa is an exciting prospect, but scientists warn it’ll be tricky, even from up close.
Are Water Plumes Spraying from Europa? NASA's Europa Clipper is on the Case
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has completed this year's grand tour of the outer solar system.
Hubble's Grand Tour of the Outer Solar System
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
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson laid out the path forward for early Artemis missions that will pave the way for lunar surface missions.
NASA Outlines Challenges, Progress for Artemis Moon Missions
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 scientists are calling for a framework that provides context for findings related to the search for life.
Are We Alone in the Universe? NASA Calls for New Framework
JPL's lucky peanuts are an unofficial tradition at big mission events.
What Are JPL's Lucky Peanuts?