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This artist rendering shows Juno orbiting Jupiter. The spacecraft will study Jupiter from a polar orbit, coming about 3,000 miles (5,000 kilometers) from the cloud tops of the gas giant.
This artist rendering shows Juno orbiting Jupiter. The spacecraft will study Jupiter from a polar orbit, coming about 3,000 miles (5,000 kilometers) from the cloud tops of the gas giant.

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NASA's Juno spacecraft finally reaches Jupiter

After traveling 1.8 billion miles over five years, NASA's Juno spacecraft has reached Jupiter. Juno is the first spacecraft in more than a decade to orbit the planet.

NASA's Juno spacecraft finally reaches Jupiter

After traveling 1.8 billion miles over five years, NASA's Juno spacecraft has reached Jupiter. Juno is the first spacecraft in more than a decade to orbit the planet.