On October 9th 2013 NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew past the earth and accomplished a speed of more than 8,800mph, now that is fast!! It looks to rendez-vous with Jupiter the largest planet in our solar system on July 4th 2016.
Photo : NASA/JPL-Caltech
It’s amazing how science keeps evolving and we just keep on learning and pushing the boundaries.Just when we thought we can’t see any further into space. When a planet transits its star, the change in light tells its tale. Size, mass and atmospheric composition can be derived.
Credit: NASA, ESA, L. Calçada