"Get some popcorn. This July 4, we're going to Jupiter."
Secrets lie deep within Jupiter, shrouded in the solar system's strongest magnetic field and most lethal radiation belts. On July 4, 2016, NASA's Juno spacecraft will plunge into uncharted territory, entering orbit around the gas giant and passing closer than any spacecraft before. Juno will see Jupiter for what it really is, but first it must pass the trial of orbit insertion. For more information: nasa.gov/juno and missionjuno.swri.edu.
More: Boing Boing's NASA Juno Mission to Jupiter archives.