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Juno Spacecraft

Juno is a nasa new frontiers mission to the planet jupiter. juno was launched from cape canaveral air force station on august 5, 2011 and will arrive in july 2016. the spacecraft is to be placed in a polar orbit to study jupiter's composition, gravity field, magnetic field, and polar magnetosphere. juno will also search for clues about how the planet formed, including whether it has a rocky core, the amount of water present within the deep atmosphere, how its mass is distributed, and its deep winds, which can reach speeds of .