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Juno’s Earth flyby

October 11th, 2013 | Posted by admin in all news | juno

On the 9th of October 2013, the NASA mission Juno made its Earth’s gravity assist coming to 559 km from us, before leaving to Jupiter, that it will reach on 2016.  The scientific team of the mission, in Denver, received and analyzed the first data collected at the Moon and Earth flybys. JunoCam’s images and the data aquired by other instruments showed that everythig is going ok. Juno was also imaged by observers from all over the world.

The news in italian Medi INAF, published on the 14/10/2013 (in italian) “Un fly-by molto safe” Link

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