The 43-year history of journeys to Jupiter, in one graph

Plot showing orbits of spacecraft that have visited Jupiter

JAUNTS TO JUPITER  For over four decades, the paths of eight spacecraft have swooped past and looped around the planet Jupiter. This summer NASA’s Juno mission will add a ninth trajectory. The plot shows the view looking down on Jupiter's north pole.

C. Crockett, E. Otwell

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