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Mission Juno

The Juno mission will explore Jupiter, seeking to unlock secrets about its origin as well as the origin 
of the entire solar system.

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On October 9th, Juno did a slingshot around the Earth, using the planet's gravity to propel itself toward Jupiter.

Learn more: Earth Flyby or JunoCam .



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    Mission status

    As of September 8, 2014, Juno is approximately 416 million miles (670 million kilometers) from Earth. The one-way radio signal travel time between Earth and Juno is currently about 37 minutes. Juno has now travelled 1.42 billion miles (2.3 billion kilometers, or 15.28 AU) since launch. 

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    Mission Status

    Did you know that Juno is spinning at a rate of 2 rotations per minute? As of June 30, 2014, Juno is approximately 370 million miles (596 million kilometers) from Earth.