After entering orbit around Jupiter on July 4, the spacecraft's camera, JunoCam, has begun to send images like the one above back to Earth. Pictured here are Jupiter and three of its moons.
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Congress is requiring NASA to travel to Jupiter's moon Europa by 2022. Currently, it is the space agency's only new mission planned for the outer solar system.
The last remaining space shuttle external propellant tank is moved across the 405 freeway in Los Angeles on Saturday. The ET-94 will be displayed with the retired space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center.
This artist's concept depicts some of the planetary discoveries made by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. Tuesday's announcement more than doubles the number of verified planets discovered by the Kepler mission.