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NASA's Juno Probe Arrives At Jupiter Today

"Biggest baddest planet in the solar system."

No spacecraft has ever gotten this close to Jupiter before.

The mission is called Juno after Jupiter's wife, who had the power to see through clouds.

And there's a couple other very cool and related videos on YouTube today:

Jupiter's magnetic field.

The Juno mission for students.

And a live video from NASA is, at this writing, showing animation of the mission with a soundtrack of vintage science fiction radio programming. Geeking out!

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