Telemetry from today's 1st post-solar conjunction passes confirm a successful flyby
Until then, we're excited to bring people into the mission and share in what will be an amazing flyby
on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, 2019
Local sources added that a number of windows were shattered as a result of the flyby
The raw images from that flyby
(and all future flybys
) were made available on the JunoCam website (www.
If you miss this flyby
, don't worry, the next space rock to miss us closely will occur relatively soon, in December 2018, according to NASA.
Cassini's final close Enceladus flyby
will take place on Dec.
New Horizons got priority during the flyby
, but for the download period, it has to get back in line with everyone else.
A fifth flyby
of Dione is planned for August, before Cassini's final
Several physicists have proposed explanations of the Earth flyby
An analysis of data collected during the January flyby
of the spacecraft MESSENGER--which will begin a year-long orbit of Mercury in 2011-has revealed the origin of the planet's magnetic field, discovered evidence of early volcanic activity and provided a first look at the planet's surface composition.
A European spacecraft carried out a close flyby
of Mars yesterday, a crucial manoeuvre in its meandering, ten-year voyage through the solar system to make the first soft landing on a comet.
The Venus flyby
is the first of two that NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft will complete on its way to Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun.