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View Full Version : NASA’s Juno probe Gets Gravity Speed Boost during Earth Flyby But Enters ‘Safe Mode’



Fraser
2013-Oct-09, 11:30 PM
Developing story - NASA’s Juno-bound Jupiter orbiter successfully blazed past Earth this afternoon (Oct. 9) and gained its huge and critical gravity assisted speed boost that’s absolutely essential to reach the Jovian system in 2016. However, Juno’s project manager Rick Nybakken told me moments ago that the Juno spacecraft expectedly entered ‘safe mode’ during the […]

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