PIA20703: Juno Points Homeward (Artist's Concept)

Juno Points Homeward (Artist’s Concept)


This illustration depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft at Jupiter, with its solar arrays and main antenna pointed toward the distant sun and Earth.

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. JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

More information about Juno is online at http://www.nasa.gov/juno and http://missionjuno.swri.edu .

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Earth, Jupiter, Sun
System Jupiter Earth
Target Type Earth Planet, Sun
Mission Juno
Instrument Host Juno
Host Type Orbiter
Extra Keywords Artwork, Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2016-06-29
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA20703
Identifier PIA20703