PIA13012: Readying Juno's Propulsion Module


Readying Juno’s Propulsion Module

Caption:

Assembly began April 1, 2010, for NASA's Juno spacecraft in the high-bay cleanroom at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver, Colo. In this picture, workers are readying the spacecraft's propulsion module.

Background Info:

Juno aims to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter.

Juno's principal investigator is Scott Bolton of Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., manages the mission. Lockheed Martin Space Systems of Denver, Colo., is building the spacecraft. The Italian Space Agency, Rome, is contributing an infrared spectrometer instrument and a portion of the radio science experiment.

For more information about Juno, visit http://www.nasa.gov/juno .

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Jupiter
System Jupiter
Target Type Planet
Mission Juno
Instrument Host Juno
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument
Detector
Extra Keywords Color, Infrared, Radio
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2010-04-06
Date in Caption 2010-04-01
Image Credit NASA/JPL/Lockheed Martin
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA13012
Identifier PIA13012