Jupiter


Astronomers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

Astronomers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

The discovery brings the number of Jupiter's known moons to a whopping 79, the most of any planet....

2 days ago, 11:05am CDT

NASA Juno Spacecraft Finds Another Possible Volcano on Jupiter Moon Io

NASA Juno Spacecraft Finds Another Possible Volcano on Jupiter Moon Io

So far, researchers have located more than 150 active volcanoes on Io. They believe that many more are waiting to be discovered...

6 days ago, 12:37am CDT

NASA Scientists Explains the Occurrence of Lightings on Jupiter Planet

NASA Scientists Explains the Occurrence of Lightings on Jupiter Planet

Jupiter’s Lightings are Similar with Earth’s but their Places of Occurrence are Different....

Jun 11 2018, 7:07am CDT

NASA Extends Juno’s Jupiter Mission Until 2021

NASA Extends Juno's Jupiter Mission Until 2021

The extended period will provide NASA's Juno spacecraft additional 41 months in orbit around Jupiter....

Jun 10 2018, 12:14pm CDT

NASA Solves 39-year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning

NASA Solves 39-year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning

Data taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft shows that Jovian lightning looks a lot like what we have on Earth...

Jun 10 2018, 7:00am CDT

Venus and Jupiter Change Earth’s Orbit Every 405,000 Years

Venus and Jupiter Change Earth’s Orbit Every 405,000 Years

The gradual shift in Earth's orbit influences our climate and life forms...

May 13 2018, 6:56am CDT

Hot Jupiter WASP-104b is Darker Than Charcoal

Hot Jupiter WASP-104b is Darker Than Charcoal

WASP-104b is one of the least-reflective planets found to date....

Apr 23 2018, 3:59am CDT

Jupiter Now has 69 Moons

Jupiter Now has 69 Moons

Two new moons discovered around Jupiter...

Jun 14 2017, 7:00pm CDT

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

New evidence provide clues on the age of largest planet in the solar system...

Jun 13 2017, 4:03pm CDT

NASA’s Juno Mission Reveals New Mysteries at Jupiter

NASA’s Juno Mission Reveals New Mysteries at Jupiter

NASA’s Juno mission has revealed what was previously unknown about the planet Jupiter....

May 26 2017, 5:22am CDT

Saturn Moon Enceladus and Jupiter Moon Europa are Able to Support Life

Saturn Moon Enceladus and Jupiter Moon Europa are Able to Support Life

Saturn’s moon, Enceladus has all the elements and nutrients that life needs to survive on it. It just might be hosting alien li...

Apr 14 2017, 4:29am CDT

Great Cold Spot Found on Jupiter

Great Cold Spot Found on Jupiter

The scientists and astronomers have detected a Great Cold Spot on Jupiter....

Apr 12 2017, 5:36am CDT

How a Wrong-way Asteroid Avoids Colliding with Jupiter

How a Wrong-way Asteroid Avoids Colliding with Jupiter

For at least a million years, an asteroid orbiting the "wrong" way around the Sun has been playing a cosmic game of chicken to...

Mar 30 2017, 2:50am CDT

NASA's Juno Probe set for 5th Close Flyby of Jupiter

NASA's Juno Probe set for 5th Close Flyby of Jupiter

NASA said its Juno spacecraft will make its fifth flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Monday.At the time of closest...

Mar 26 2017, 1:14am CDT

NASA's Europa Clipper Mission to explore Jupiter's Moon

NASA's Europa Clipper Mission to explore Jupiter's Moon

NASA has announced that its upcoming mission to explore the habitability of Jupiter's icy moon Europa will be officially calle...

Mar 10 2017, 1:06am CST

Juno Probe to Remain in Current Orbit Around Jupiter

Juno Probe to Remain in Current Orbit Around Jupiter

NASA's Juno will continue its mission to Jupiter...

Feb 20 2017, 5:27am CST

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Captures First Closer Image of Jupiter

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Captures First Closer Image of Jupiter

Jupiter Captured by NASA's OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft's MapCam instrument during optical navigation testing for the missio...

Feb 16 2017, 4:37am CST

NASA Plans to Search Alien Life on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa

NASA Plans to Search Alien Life on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa

NASA wants to send a spacecraft in the form of a lander to Europa to look for signs of life on the Jovian moon....

Feb 10 2017, 10:26am CST

See Artistic Images of Jupiter on JunoCam

See Artistic Images of Jupiter on JunoCam

NASA's Juno spacecraft's JunoCam website has new artistic images of Space Cat, Jimi Henderix, sexy twirls and more....

Feb 8 2017, 1:56am CST

NASA is Inviting Public to Select Image Sites for Juno’s Next Flyby of Jupiter

NASA is Inviting Public to Select Image Sites for Juno’s Next Flyby of Jupiter

Juno spacecraft is scheduled to take its next close flyby of Jupiter on Feb. 2...

Jan 21 2017, 11:01am CST

Image of Crescent Jupiter with the Great Red Spot Created Citizen Scientist

Image of Crescent Jupiter with the Great Red Spot Created Citizen Scientist

Scientists have released incredible new images of Jupiter megastorm from the data sent by its Juno probe that reveal a crescen...

Jan 16 2017, 12:37am CST

NASA's Juno Probe Captures Jupiter Pearl

NASA's Juno Probe Captures Jupiter Pearl

In its latest close flyby of Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft captured the seventh of eight features forming a ‘string of pear...

Dec 14 2016, 12:56am CST

NASA's Intelligent Underwater Drones could Explore Jupiter's Moon Europa

NASA's Intelligent Underwater Drones could Explore Jupiter's Moon Europa

NASA scientists are developing artificial intelligence for underwater drones that could be used to understand Earths marine env...

Dec 1 2016, 12:09pm CST

NASA’s Jupiter Probe Juno Exits Safe Mode

NASA’s Jupiter Probe Juno Exits Safe Mode

The space craft seems to have recovered from the glitch outside the planet Jupiter and is responding....

Oct 27 2016, 7:28am CDT

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Enters Safe Mode for Jupiter Flyby

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Enters Safe Mode for Jupiter Flyby

The Juno spacecraft has entered safe mode status for the sake of the Jupiter flyby....

Oct 20 2016, 7:29am CDT

Juno's Next Jupiter Pass Delayed due to Engine Trouble

Juno's Next Jupiter Pass Delayed due to Engine Trouble

The Juno probe is facing engine trouble and so orbital re-alignment has been cancelled....

Oct 17 2016, 7:13am CDT

NASA Delays Plan to put Juno Closer to Jupiter

NASA Delays Plan to put Juno Closer to Jupiter

Mission managers for Juno probe to Jupiter have decided to delay the upcoming burn of its main rocket motor - designed to put t...

Oct 15 2016, 1:09am CDT

NASA Finds Water Plumes on Jupiter's Moon Europa

NASA Finds Water Plumes on Jupiter's Moon Europa

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has been used to discover water plumes which are erupting on Jupiter’s moon Europa....

Sep 27 2016, 4:51am CDT

NASA set to Reveal Surprising Discover on Jupiter's Moon Europa

NASA set to Reveal Surprising Discover on Jupiter's Moon Europa

After claiming that Jupiter's moon Europa has strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust which could host c...

Sep 26 2016, 12:44am CDT

Juno Sends First images of Jupiter's North and South Poles

Juno Sends First images of Jupiter's North and South Poles

After journeying for nearly five years to our solar system's largest planet, NASAs Juno spacecraft has sent back the first ima...

Sep 3 2016, 3:22am CDT

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Successfully Completes First Jupiter Flyby

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Successfully Completes First Jupiter Flyby

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has managed to complete its Jupiter flyby with remarkable success. It will many more flybys in the futur...

Aug 30 2016, 7:46am CDT

NASA's Juno Gets Closest to Jupiter Today

NASA's Juno Gets Closest to Jupiter Today

The situation is such that Juno is getting closer and closer to the planet Jupiter....

Aug 27 2016, 1:19pm CDT

NASA's Juno Probe set for Closest Jupiter Flyby this Saturday

NASA's Juno Probe set for Closest Jupiter Flyby this Saturday

 NASA has said that its Juno spacecraft, launched five years ago, will get closer to the cloud tops of Jupiter this Satur...

Aug 26 2016, 3:37am CDT

Jupiter Moon Io's Atmosphere Collapse During Eclipse

Jupiter Moon Io's Atmosphere Collapses During Eclipse

The moon of Jupiter, Io may implode during an eclipse. This was noticed by a team of space scientists....

Aug 4 2016, 7:29am CDT

Fluctuating Atmosphere of Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Revealed

Fluctuating Atmosphere of Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Revealed

Jupiter's volcanic moon Io has a thin atmosphere that collapses in the shadow of the planet condensing as ice, say NASA-funded...

Aug 3 2016, 12:00am CDT

Juno Spacecraft is About to Reach Farthest Point in its Orbit of Jupiter

Juno Spacecraft is About to Reach Farthest Point in its Orbit of Jupiter

The spacecraft is nearing a turning point and will reach the farthest point in Jupiter's orbit known as apojove on July 31...

Jul 30 2016, 11:17am CDT

Juno set to Reach Farthest Point in its Jupiter Orbit

Juno set to Reach Farthest Point in its Jupiter Orbit

Five years after departing from Earth, NASA's Juno spacecraft is all set to reach the farthest point in its orbit of Jupiter...

Jul 30 2016, 5:36am CDT

This is NASA's Juno Mission First image of Jupiter and Its Moons

This is NASA's Juno Mission First image of Jupiter and Its Moons

 NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent the first-ever image of the gas giant Jupiter and three of its four moons to the Earth a...

Jul 13 2016, 12:07am CDT

Juno Spacecraft Successfully Enters Jupiter's Orbit

Juno Spacecraft Successfully Enters Jupiter's Orbit

NASA has done it....

Jul 5 2016, 12:03am CDT

Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit with 4th of July Fireworks in Space

Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit with 4th of July Fireworks in Space

NASA has a special way to celebrate the 240th Birthday of America....

Jul 4 2016, 5:27am CDT