30 April, Huntsville
NASA’s Juno spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter on July 4th to study the planet’s origins and composition. Juno was built by the Denver based Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
The Juno mission is part of the New Frontiers Program managed by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
According to NASA, Juno will make two 53-day elliptical laps around Jupiter, before beginning the mission’s science phase.