The mission will spend 20 months collecting data on the planet's core, its magnetic field, and the composition of its atmosphere.
The spacecraft's titanium vault and a polar orbiting flight plan that avoids intense radiation regions around Jupiter's equator will help reduce damage to Juno's instruments.
Scientists get their best glimpse yet of the shimmering phenomena on one of Jupiter's most intriguing moons.
Alexander is remembered for her leading role in the Galileo and Rosetta missions and her efforts to encourage women scientists from underprivileged and underrepresented groups.
The aurora crowning Jupiter's poles—the most powerful in the solar system—flares up when plasma is injected into its magnetic field.
Scientists have mapped Jupiter's spectacular aurora in unprecedented detail with the Hubble Space Telescope.
What business do elves have in the upper atmospheres of gas giants? Plenty, it seems. The enormous ring-shaped phenomena triggered by lightning may occur on Jupiter, Saturn, and exoplanets.