Juno NASA Mission To Jupiter July 4th 2016 Real Time Simulation

Launched: Aug. 5, 2011 Arrival at Jupiter: July 4, 2016 Goal: Understand origin and evolution of Jupiter, look for solid planetary core, map magnetic field, measure water and ammonia in deep atmosphere, observe auroras.
While the spacecraft makes it long journey to Jupiter, sit back , watch its progess and listen to some classic old time radio sci-fi shows.

Juno Mission & Trajectory Design

Mission Timeline

Phase Start Mission Phase Phase Duration
Aug 2, 2011 Pre-Launch 72 Hours
Aug 5, 2011 Launch 55 Hours
Aug 8, 2011 Inner Cruise 1 63 Days
Oct 10, 2011 Inner Cruise 2 597 Days
Aug 30, 2012 Deep Space Maneuver 1 ~30 Minutes
Sep 14, 2012 Deep Space Maneuver 2 ~30 Minutes
May 29, 2013 Inner Cruise 3 161 Days
Oct 9, 2013 Earth Gravity Assist Flyby
Nov 4, 2013 Quiet Cruise 792 Days
Jan 5, 2016 Jupiter Approach 178 Days
July 1, 2016 Jupiter Orbit Insertion Phase 4 Days
July 5, 2016 JOI Burn 35 Minutes
July 5, 2016 Capture Orbits 101 Days
Oct 14, 2016 Period Reduction Maneuver Phase 5.25 Days
Oct 19, 2016 PRM Burn 22 Minutes
Oct 21, 2016 Orbit 2+3 23 Days
Oct 30, 2016 Perijove Reduction
Nov 2, 2016 Clean-Up Orbit
Nov 16, 2016 Science Orbits 461 Days
Nov 16, 2016 1st Science Orbit 14 Days
Feb 20, 2018 Deorbit Phase 5.5 Days

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