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Galileo Plunges Into Jupiter - Universe Today
Image credit: NASA/JPL NASA’s Galileo spacecraft was intentionally crashed into Jupiter on Sunday, ending 14 years of service to science and exploration. The spacecraft entered Jupiter’s thick atmosphere and disintegrated at 1857 GMT (2:57pm EDT), but the last signals arrived at Earth nearly an hour later because of the great distance to Jupiter. At the … Continue reading "Galileo Plunges Into Jupiter"