PIA14416: NASA's Juno Spacecraft Awaits Launch


NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Awaits Launch

Caption:

NASA's Juno spacecraft awaits launch from inside the payload fairing atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V-551 launch vehicle. Juno and its rocket are at Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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
Target
System Jupiter
Target Type Planet
Mission Juno
Instrument Host Juno
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument
Detector
Extra Keywords Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2011-08-04
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/KSC
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA14416
Identifier PIA14416