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Technicians at Astrotech's payload processing facility Fla. guide the solar arrays toward NASA's Juno spacecraft for installation.

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Technicians at Astrotech's payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla. guide the solar arrays toward NASA's Juno spacecraft for installation. Later in processing, the magnetometer will be installed; a solar array illumination and magnetometer boom deployment test also are planned.

Juno is scheduled to launch aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Aug. 5.The solar-powered spacecraft will orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins, structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere and investigate the existence of a solid planetary core. For more information visit www.nasa.gov/juno. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller

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  • Title: Technicians at Astrotech's payload processing facility Fla. guide the solar arrays toward NASA's Juno spacecraft for installation.
  • Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
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