NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back stunning new photos of the gas giant
Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on October 24.
But the sun slipped between the giant planet and Earth for more than a week, blocking the spacecraft from beaming home its precious bounty of data. Now that the conjunction is over, however, new raw image data from Juno's ninth perijove — as the spacecraft's high-speed flybys are called — has poured in.
Below are some fresh, close-up images of Jupiter, along with other unbelievable views captured from earlier perijoves.
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