December 1, 2021

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Jupiter’s 3D Atmosphere Revealed by NASA’s Juno Spacecraft (Media Briefing)

The science team for our Juno spacecraft at Jupiter will reveal new findings that provide the first 3D look at how the planet’s roiling atmosphere operates underneath the top layers of clouds, and how these revelations offer insight into the atmospheres of giant planets elsewhere in the universe.

The event will take place at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, which manages the Juno mission.

Briefing participants include:

– Lucas Paganini, Juno program scientist, NASA Headquarters, Washington
– Scott Bolton, Juno principal investigator, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio
– Marzia Parisi, Juno scientist, JPL
– Keren Duer, Juno scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
– Leigh Fletcher, Juno participating scientist, University of Leicester, England
– Alessandro Mura, Juno co-investigator, Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology, Rome

For more about the Juno mission, visit nasa.gov/juno and missionjuno.swri.edu

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SWRI
Video thumbnail JunoCam image processing by David Marriott

Science News Source: NASA