He was one of 13,000 who applied for the Project Juno mission
to take a British astronaut to space aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket, which was awarded to scientist Helen Sharman, who flew to space in 1992.
On its official Twitter page, NASA's Juno mission
shared a stunning (https://twitter.com/NASAJuno/status/1141807728681111552) view of Jupiter captured by the spacecraft last month when it made a close flyby of the planet.
"Everything about Jupiter is on steroids," says Scott Bolton, head of NASA's Juno mission
to explore the inside of the planet.
Dr Marius Millot, above, with equipment to recreate the conditions inside Jupiter at the National Ignition Facility, in California; and, left, Dr Scott Bolton, principal investigator on the Juno Mission
Horizon: Jupiter Revealed BBC Two, regions vary Thanks to Nasa's Juno mission
, scientists are starting to peel back the layers of Jupiter to reveal the wonders within.
NASA's Juno mission
is revealing that our solar system's largest planet is a fantastic, cyclone-festooned world with a strange interior.
31, the cosmic allure of the giant planet was uploaded on NASA's verified Juno Mission
Sharman, who was chosen from among 13,000 applicants to join the British Juno Mission
, said: "I'm delighted that the loan of my space suit by the Science Museum Group will help the Great Exhibition of the North to celebrate the many incredible scientific, technological and cultural contributions made by northerners.
More tours will follow, including of the International Space Station, and one of NASA's Juno Mission
"Whatever's making those colors and stripes still exists pretty far down," Scott Bolton, head of the Juno mission
, said in a news conference October 19.
The Juno mission
is designed to give scientists a better understanding of Jupiter's origin and evolution.