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NASA's Juno spacecraft will fly by Earth on its way to Jupiter

Watch NASA's Juno spacecraft fly by earth on its way to Jupiter.
Posted By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com   |   Oct. 9, 2013 at 1:33 PM   |   Comments

Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The online Slooh Space Camera will host a live webcast Wednesday to air NASA's Juno spacecraft as it flies by Earth on its way to Jupiter.

The webcast will begin at 9:30 p.m. EDT and will capture Juno from the Slooh observatory at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands. Viewers are encouraged to engage with the Slooh broadcasting team during the broadcast via Twitter using the hashtag #nasajuno.

According to SPACE.com Juno will use Earth's gravity to boost itself to the gas giant. The spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on August 5, 2011.

You can watch a stream of the broadcast below and at www.slooh.com.

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