On a five-year journey to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, Juno will attempt to sleuth out some details of Jupiter's structure and origin.
Searching for clues to the origin and evolution of the solar system, NASA launches its solar-powered Juno probe on a five-year voyage to Jupiter, kicking off a $1.1 billion science mission.
NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft, centerpiece of a $1.1 billion mission to Jupiter, will spend a year orbiting the solar system's largest planet to study the formation and evolution of the solar system.
NASA's Juno spacecraft records footage showing how our planet and its satellite would look if visiting UFOs had really low-res cameras.
Upcoming NASA missions clock in at 160,000 miles per hour and 450,000 mph, respectively.
By Jove! The Roman god Jupiter, his wife Juno, and third-wheel Galileo, all in Lego form, are en route to our solar system's largest planet.
The Canadian Space Agency's latest prototypes include smaller, more versatile machines that can help the larger rovers on Mars or the moon.
Agency selects three finalists in a competition to help determine where to focus its attention to get the most scientific value out of research into our solar system.
With key prelaunch tests complete, engineers gear up to stow appendages and pack up NASA's $2.4 billion Mars rover, Curiosity, for launch to the Red Planet in November.
The mission is scheduled for 2011 and will take around five years to reach the solar system's largest planet.