What’s Up in Solar System Exploration

(Planetary Blogs) – Emily Lakdawalla:

Highlights this month include the impending arrival of Juno at Jupiter: for a short 15 months, we will have two simultaneous orbiters at giant planets. New Horizons and Dawn have both just been granted mission extensions, as have all of NASA’s Mars missions and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Rosetta and New Horizons both just released a ton of scientific data to public data archives, and Cassini will be following shortly with its quarterly release. Currently, there are something like 19 spacecraft performing routine science operations …

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Solar system missions in 2016-07

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