The Juno spacecraft is massive. As you can see in the photo above, the craft’s body dwarfs the human standing next to it. When its solar array fully extends, it’s larger than a professional basketball court. The only way they could get this craft into space was to launch it aboard an Atlas V551 rocket

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You’ve Never Seen Photos of Jupiter Like This

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