Juno Heads to Jupiter

An exciting and beautiful launch gets the robotic spacecraft Juno off to a great start on its five-year journey to the largest planet. Word from launch control is that Juno successfully separated from the booster rocket and has entered the correct orbit for its long trek.

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A frame from this morning's live video feed of the launch. Credit: NASA TV

Replays and more information can be found on the mission site.

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Another frame from the live video feed, this time from a camera mounted on the Atlas rocket that carried Juno into space.

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