NASA’s Juno enters Jupiter’s orbit: Top Twitter reactions

Juno enters Jupiter's orbit: The mission success was confirmed today after engine burn was successful.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 5, 2016 4:51 pm
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NASA’s Juno, the solar-powered spacecraft has entered orbit around Jupiter to explore the giant planet. The mission success was confirmed today after engine burn was successful.

The Juno spacecraft began firing its rocket engine late Monday in preparation for the arrival. The engine burn, lasted around thirty-five minutes, and is designed to slow the spacecraft down so that it can slip into orbit around the giant planet.

The spacecraft has turned its back toward the sun. All its solar panels are now facing the sun.

Here are the top Twitter reactions to this historic moment in science.

(with inputs from agencies)

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