PIA14172: Packing Juno's Power

Packing Juno’s Power


In this image technicians stow for launch solar array #2 for NASA's Juno spacecraft. The photo was taken on May 20, 2011 at the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla. NASA's Juno spacecraft is scheduled to launch aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Aug. 5.The solar-powered spacecraft will orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins, structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere and investigate the existence of a solid planetary core.

For more information visit 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
Extra Keywords Atmosphere, Color, Magnetosphere
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2011-05-27
Date in Caption 2011-05-20
Image Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/KSC
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA14172
Identifier PIA14172