Space Swoon: Juno Captures Jupiter’s Little Red Spot

juno jupiter little red spot

Yeah, yeah. We all know about Jupiter’s Great Red Spot. But did you know the titanic fucking plant also has a Little Red Spot?

Hit the jump for a look at its glory.

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NASA Launching Spacecraft In 2020s To Study Jupiter’s Asteroids And Another Made Of Metal

nasa jupiter spacecraft 2020s asteroid

NASA is aiming to do some dope shit in the 2020s. Expecting to launch spacecraft to study Jupiter’s asteroids, and also another one made of metal. Sounds dope! I’m, uh, just not optimistic about us/them making it until then.

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NASA finds more evidence of Water Plumes on Europa

Elon Musk is taking our asses to Mars. Maybe. So like, can someone get on settling Europa? NASA has found further evidence of water plumes on the moon, furthering the idea that it has subsurface oceans. Fucking astounding.

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Space Swoon: Jupiter’s South Pole as never before seen

Space Swoon: NASA’s Juno spacecraft speeds towards Jupiter’s North Pole

towards jupiter

NASA has just flown a spacecraft closer to Jupiter than ever before. The Solar System’s bulwark (seriously, big bastard eats so much space debris so we can not be obliterated so we can watch reality shows and attack one another with horrible, horrible mad-made weaponry, so uh, thanks?) is getting a thorough examination, courtesy of the Juno spacecraft.

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft has successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit

how it worked

Yeah, boy! Juno has successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit. The spacecraft sent a message a mere 540 million miles across the solar system to let NASA, and you know, the rest of us know.

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Space Swoon: NASA’s Juno spacecraft’s last shot of Jupiter until it’s in orbit

closing in on jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is powering down in preparation for its insertion into the gas giant’s orbit. Whatever may come of this attempted insertion, Juno has left the world with one final snapshot of the planet.

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Space Swoon: NASA’s Juno spacecraft nearly at Jupiter


I didn’t know about NASA’s spacecraft, Juno. Or that it was damn close to Jupiter. But now I’m aware of both factoids, and eagerly excited.

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NASA: We’re going to Europa, hunting for futzin’ alien life

Today was the first day of development for NASA’s mission to get us to Europa. Where we will find life. Giant, multi-tittied omnisexual telepathic beings, who will have no time for us monkeys and our cruelties.

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Space Swoon! Europa’s Jupiter-Facing Hemisphere is ready for its close-up

Europa? Euro-beautiful one

I say goddamn! This is a glorious mosaic of Europa’s Jupiter-facing dome piece.

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