- The Juno spacecraft will cover 1.7 billion miles and reach Jupiter in five years' time.
- Juno is solar powered, the first of its kind to travel so far away from the sun. Other spacecraft that have been rocketed into space have been nuclear powered.
- It will be carrying three LEGO figurines depicting the Roman God Jupiter, and his wife Juno to symbolize the Grecian origins of the mission, as well as a figurine and plaque honoring Galileo Galilei, who discovered Jupiter's surrounding moons.
- Juno will go into Jupiter's orbit on July 4, 2016, and Juno will plunge into Jupiter itself when the mission ends in 2017.
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