Could Juno's Path Near Earth Uncover A Flyby Mystery? - Universe Today
Every so often, engineers send a spacecraft in Earth’s general direction to pick up a speed boost before heading elsewhere. But sometimes, something strange happens — the spacecraft’s speed varies in an unexpected way. Even stranger, this variation happens only during some Earth flybys. “We detected the flyby anomaly during Rosetta’s first Earth visit in March 2005,” … Continue reading "Could Juno’s Path Near Earth Uncover A Flyby Mystery?"