Space swoon! Swooning! Over space!
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.
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.
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.
Mars! The Red Planet! Ares! We’ve known that back in the day, the son of a bitch was similar to Earth. But as we learn more about the planet, it keeps turning out that it was more Earth-Like than imagined. Pretty cool.