Juno Successfully Orbiting Jupiter

July 5, 2016

Juno Arrives at Jupiter
After an almost five-year journey to the solar system’s largest planet, NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit during a 35-minute engine burn on July 4th, 2016. Team ADNET / SESDA is proud to support this New Frontiers mission, which will help unlock the mysteries of Jupiter’s magnetosphere along with the role the planet played in the formation of the solar system. Our staff contributed to the design of Juno’s twin fluxgate magnetometers and will be supporting the analysis of their in-flight performance as well as maintaining the instrument ground data system software and performing critical uplink/downlink activities for the magnetic fields experiment.

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