It starts orbiting the deadly planet in July
It's completely different from Earth
Plus: new insights into the planet's interior.
Juno will zoom in on Jupiter on July 4th
Let the science begin
NASA's mission to Jupiter is brought to you by: the Sun, from 500 million miles away
Pebbles and planetesimals pummeled the planet's early surface
Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there
Rosetta is on a journey to unlock the history of the solar system.
The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we've long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
Shower your friends with meteor facts.
Our closest look at the largest planet could answer many unsolved mysteries of our solar system
On a semi-regular basis
Here are eight surprising things NASA has learned so far.
Scientists are hot on the trail of our solar system's 9th planet
It may be the naked core of an ancient planet
Heat and drills will help us probe for alien microbes
This summer we'll get our closest ever look at the stormiest planet in the solar system
Meet the 12-foot-tall behemoth that's about to arrive at Jupiter
The water worlds in our solar system are adding up
The first one we've seen outside our solar system
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
Our solar system's largest planet is a master of disguise.
A look back at the spacecraft's greatest discoveries
Powered by turbulence
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
Don't you want to meet them?
Researchers might not have to dig as deep as they thought to find proof of biological activity.
Another reason to look for alien life there
New research provides some clues about our solar system's most mysterious planet.
It's just getting started
It's called a conjunction, and it sure is pretty
From the Popular Science archives.
The lightning struck more than twice.
Feast your eyes on one of the top candidates for extraterrestrial life.
Hints of a subsurface ocean of H2O
This gas giant has seen it all.
A 'Forbidden planet' defies odds and thrives under inhospitable conditions.
A tour of places in our solar system where life could persevere
Figuring out the daily grind
Bring an umbrella
The survey also confirmed the existence of two other moons, whose discovery was announced last year
Lasers with the force of a giant impact
There's a car in space right now.
You can get too wet for life.
It could be the largest moon we've ever seen
Apollo 11 gave us the Rosetta Stone of our solar system's history.
Sometimes you just need a rocket that flies at 2 million miles per hour
Small, but mighty.
We have no idea what it might be.
And he thinks the upcoming flyby will prove it
Juno is closing in on one of the most dangerous places in the solar system
Confirming hints picked up by the Hubble just a few years ago.
And you thought this summer was hot
The Dawn spacecraft arrives at Ceres this March, and it could be the most surprising space mission in decades
Piping hot Jupiter fries, please!
Drops of Jupiter
We're on the scene for the Juno spacecraft's arrival at Jupiter tonight
You can't see it—but Hubble can.
But the cold would kill you before the smell did.
Shamu dreams of Europa.
Even in space, bureaucracy exists.
What could darken so much of an 80 million-square-mile storm?
With no plans for future upgrades, the telescope faces a fiery end
It's designed to search for life on Jupiter's icy moon
It's now one of two working spacecraft in interstellar space.
There go our hopes of nuking an apocalyptic asteroid.
Using Hubble's ultraviolet capabilities, the light show comes to life
Marking a new space milestone
Jupiter is that little dot getting closer and closer...
The agency's new GIPHY page is a delight
Researchers hope Juno could help shed light on why Jupiter's northern and southern lights behave differently.
Seeing is believing
Short answer: It depends who you ask
Tuning in to the turbulence
The mission will give us our best views yet of the baddest planet in the solar system
Everything is awesome!
And may be generating heat in the planet's atmosphere
Problems with the spacecraft's engines are preventing it from entering a new orbit for observations
Things haven't gone according to plan.
It's permanently stuck in the wrong orbit, but at least there's a nice view
Planets are basically just giant dust bunnies.
Scientists directly imaged two embryonic exoplanets 370 light-years away.
Till mid-February, early risers will see the first five-planet alignment in a decade
In the vicinity of the coldest known object out there
We're getting our closest view ever of the 10,000-mile-wide storm.
Looking into a massive storm.
Bright lights, big planet.
We're under a time crunch.
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
A portrait of the planet in high-resolution