Juno space probe prepares for a suicide mission to Jupiter


Nasa’s Juno mission to Jupiter, and the mythological roots of its name. Video: Nasa Link to this video A spacecraft destined to become the fastest manmade object in history is set for launch on Friday…

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Clocking Neptune’s spin


Related images(click to enlarge) A day on Neptune lasts precisely 15 hours, 57 minutes and 59 seconds, according to the first accurate measurement of its rotational period made by University of Arizona planetary scientist Erich…

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