Jupiter

Spacecraft on Jupiter

Jupiter emits strong radio waves in both intermittent bursts and steady streams with variable frequencies, likely coming from charged particles present within its intense radiation belts. NASA’s Galileo mission orbited Jupiter, while Ulysses passed through its magnetosphere on its journey towards Saturn. Juno will provide researchers with vital data regarding Europa and Ganymede where liquid […]

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Spacecraft to Jupiter

Most spacecraft traveling to Jupiter travel on long looping routes through the solar system, passing close by multiple planets (and sometimes moons) to gain momentum and build speed – this process is known as gravity assist. NASA’s Galileo probe used this approach to explore Jupiter, uncover its magnetic field and radiation belt structures, hint at

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