Questions tagged [juno]

Questions regarding the JUNO spacecraft, a NASA mission to Jupiter.

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What exactly is the interaction that blocked Juno's data downlink near solar conjunction?

According to Space.com's article Juno Phones Home: Jupiter Probe Reconnects with Earth After 8th Flyby, Juno's recent close flyby of Jupiter and data collection happened while Jupiter was too close to ...
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When did deep-space probes start getting wrapped in germanium-coated film?

The NASA video Juno Engineering: Precision Matters shows the Juno spacecraft on what look like it might be a spin balance table after about 02:50 and there one can ...
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Has budgetary support for Juno been extended, or is it running out?

The Yahoo news article NASA’s Juno snapped another photo of Jupiter that looks like a watercolor painting is a reminder that Juno is generating plenty of data and beautiful images. The Juno ...
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Discrepancy between Launch Vehicle Performance website on Atlas V 551 with Juno

I was looking at the Juno space probe which was launched in August 2011 onboard an Atlas V 551. In particular I was looking at https://elvperf.ksc.nasa.gov/Pages/News.aspx and using the performance ...
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Did Juno just do a plane change?

There are several reports in the news that the Juno spacecraft executed a very long propulsive maneuver so that it wouldn't pass through Jupiter's shadow. Apparently it would be in dark so long that ...