PIA14109: Juno at the Vertical Integration Facility

Juno at the Vertical Integration Facility


At Space Launch Complex 41, the Juno spacecraft, enclosed in an Atlas payload fairing, was transferred into the Vertical Integration Facility where it was positioned on top of the Atlas rocket stacked inside.

Background Info:

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., manages the Juno mission for the principal investigator, Scott Bolton, of Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. The Juno mission is part of the New Frontiers Program managed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, built the spacecraft. Launch management for the mission is the responsibility of NASA's Launch Services Program at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

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

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
System Jupiter
Target Type Planet
Mission Juno
Instrument Host Juno
Host Type Orbiter
Extra Keywords Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2011-08-03
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/KSC
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA14109
Identifier PIA14109