NASA’s Juno spacecraft executed a second Deep Space Maneuver on the14th of September 2012. The burn occurred when Juno was more than 480 million kilometers away from Earth and was completed as planned. A complete report on the maneuver is available on line.
Launched on Aug. 5, 2011, the solar-powered Juno spacecraft is 279 days and 612 million kilometers into its five-year journey to Jupiter.
On March 21 2012, to certify the camera in flight, Juno’s mission planners took a page from their childhood and aimed their camera at the big dipper.
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The Juno mission is to launch Aug. 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.
This website is dedicated to the Jiram instrument onboard of the Juno NASA mission. Jiram stands for Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper. It is an image spectrometer that will explore Jupiter, developed by scientists from IFSI and IASF Institutes of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) and funded by the Italian Space Agency (ASI). The prime contractor for the hardware development is Selex Galileo.
Please visit this website to find more information on the mission, on Jiram Instrument and on the instrument Team.