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Nasa's Juno Peers Inside a Giant

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Jupiter magnetosphere

Scientists will use the twin magnetometers aboard NASA's Juno spacecraft to gain a better understanding about how Jupiter's magnetic field is generated.

Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA's Juno spacecraft will make its long anticipated arrival at Jupiter on July 4. Coming face-to-face with the gas giant, Juno will begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries surrounding our solar system's largest planet, including the origin of its massive magnetosphere.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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