After 5 years of traveling through the solar system, Juno space probe has managed to reach the orbit of Jupiter, the largest planet in the system. This unmanned, basketball-court-sized spacecraft reached orbit at 23:54 p.m. on Monday, July 4 on the US coast.
Juno's goal is to collect useful information about the formation and composition of Jupiter. With this, the NASA team hopes to get a little closer to the intriguing formation of our solar system.
- NASA (@NASA) July 5, 2016
To celebrate Juno's arrival in her destination orbit, Apple Music has teamed up with NASA to present a music video. NASA images of «Visions of Harmony: Countdown to Jupiter." A sound landscape of breathtaking beauty of the duo Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Oscar winners.
Like its soundtrack, Juno's music video is deeply cinematic. The single It is now available on iTunes, where you can access the library in which they are included exclusive content related to the Juno project.
Curiosity is the spark that ignites the most extraordinary artistic creations and the most visionary science. In 2011, NASA launched the June space probe, which on July 4 will reach its destination: the orbit of Jupiter. Once there, June will collect images and data to help us learn more about the first planet in the solar system and its relationship to the origin of the Earth. Apple has partnered with NASA to provide education and inspiration throughout this historic journey. Hear musical tributes to the mission by some of today's most imaginative artists. Enjoy a fascinating video that examines the connection between space exploration and artistic experimentation. And he comes back to follow the adventures of June.