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NASA's Juno spacecraft to make fifth Science flyby of Jupiter today!

NASA's Juno spacecraft to make fifth Science flyby of Jupiter today!

Juno will make its fifth science flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Friday, May 19, 2:00 am EDT (Thursday, May 18, at 11:00 pm PDT and 6:00 UTC).

Scientists detect massive lava waves on Jupiter's moon Io

Scientists detect massive lava waves on Jupiter's moon Io

Overturning lava is a popular explanation for the periodic brightening and dimming of the hot spot, called Loki Patera after the Norse god.

 TVS Motor to launch new bike, scooter this fiscal

TVS Motor to launch new bike, scooter this fiscal

Two-wheeler major TVS Motor Company plans to launch two new products -- a motorcycle and a scooter -- this fiscal, in addition to upgrades of its existing models to expand portfolio.

Astronomers discover new exoplanet that is three times more massive than Jupiter

Astronomers discover new exoplanet that is three times more massive than Jupiter

Astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet which is about three times more massive than Jupiter, orbiting a star 21,000 light years away from Earth.

Astronomers discover new exoplanet that is three times more massive than Jupiter

Astronomers discover new exoplanet that is three times more massive than Jupiter

Astronomers have discovered a new exoplanet which is about three times more massive than Jupiter, orbiting a star 21,000 light years away from Earth.

NASA approves instruments for ESA's mission to Jupiter and its moon

NASA approves instruments for ESA's mission to Jupiter and its moon

The US space agency NASA has approved a project to build instruments for a future European Space Agency mission to Jupiter and its moons which is scheduled for launch in 2022.

Scientists discover 'Great Cold Spot' on Jupiter

Scientists discover 'Great Cold Spot' on Jupiter

The 'Great Cold Spot' has been observed as a localised dark spot, up to 24,000 kilometres in longitude and 12,000 kilometres in latitude.

Discovered - Second 'Great Cold Spot' on Jupiter exerted by planet’s vivacious auroras (Watch)

Discovered - Second 'Great Cold Spot' on Jupiter exerted by planet’s vivacious auroras (Watch)

Dubbed the ‘Great Cold Spot’, scientists said the dark spot is created by the powerful energies exerted by the great planet’s polar aurorae. 

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter's atmospheric conditions appearing to collide!

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter's atmospheric conditions appearing to collide!

The US space agency has released a beautiful image taken by its Juno spacecraft, that highlighted a feature on Jupiter where multiple atmospheric conditions appear to collide.

Hubble telescope beams back close-up of Jupiter

Hubble telescope beams back close-up of Jupiter

The new image adds to many others captured in the past, and together they allow astronomers to study changes in the atmosphere of the gas giant.

Don't miss to catch 'Jupiter Opposition' on April 7: King of planets at its brightest, biggest tonight

Don't miss to catch 'Jupiter Opposition' on April 7: King of planets at its brightest, biggest tonight

According to NASA, Jupiter can be viewed at opposition from sunset on April 7, 2017 to sunrise on April 8, 2017.

Jupiter's close-up – Great Red Spot included - captured by NASA's Hubble will take your breath away!

Jupiter's close-up – Great Red Spot included - captured by NASA's Hubble will take your breath away!

The telescope has played the role of astronomers' and scientists' third eye, often digging out information that was least expected.

Jupiter's swirling ‘pearl’ storm as seen by Juno spacecraft – See pic

Jupiter's swirling ‘pearl’ storm as seen by Juno spacecraft – See pic

This groundbreaking image, taken by the JunoCam imager on the Juno spacecraft, highlights a swirling storm just south of one of the white oval storms on Jupiter. 

How wrong-way asteroid avoids colliding with Jupiter

How wrong-way asteroid avoids colliding with Jupiter

The findings published in the journal Nature showed that the orbit has been stable for at least a million years and will be stable for at least a million years more. 

Juno successfully buzzes Jupiter's cloud tops in its fifth flyby

Juno successfully buzzes Jupiter's cloud tops in its fifth flyby

According to NASA, all of Juno's science instruments and the spacecraft's JunoCam were on during the flyby, collecting data that is now being returned to Earth. 

NASA's Juno probe to make fifth flyby over Jupiter's cloud tops today

NASA's Juno probe to make fifth flyby over Jupiter's cloud tops today

At the time of closest approach, also called perijove, and traveling at a speed of about 129,000 miles per hour, Juno spacecraft will be about 2,700 miles above the Jupiter's cloud tops.

NASA's Juno ready for fifth close flyby of Jupiter

NASA's Juno ready for fifth close flyby of Jupiter

At the time of closest approach, Juno will be about 4,400 km above the planet`s cloud tops, moving at a speed of about 57.8 km per second relative to the gas-giant planet. 

ESA's Jupiter mission set to launch in 2022

ESA's Jupiter mission set to launch in 2022

With arrival in the Jovian system in 2029, the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer ? Juice - will spend three-and-a-half years examining Jupiter, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.

Europa Clipper: NASA's new mission to look for alien life on Jupiter's icy moon

Europa Clipper: NASA's new mission to look for alien life on Jupiter's icy moon

The ultimate aim of Europa Clipper is to determine if Europa is habitable, possessing all three of the ingredients necessary for life: liquid water, chemical ingredients, and energy sources sufficient to enable biology. 

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures this stunning image of turbulent region on Jupiter – See pic

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures this stunning image of turbulent region on Jupiter – See pic

NASA Juno captured this breathtaking image when it was a mere 5,400 miles above Jupiter’s cloudtops on December 11, 2016 at 9:14 a.m. PT (12:14 p.m. ET).