Video: Into the Unknown

Welcome to the biggest, baddest planet in the solar system.

Jupiter: Into the Unknown (NASA Juno Mission Trailer)

There’s nothing like a little suspense to arouse public interest, and the PR department at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, having had great success with their “Seven Minutes of Terror” video produced for the 2012 landing of Curiosity on Mars, has come back with another nail-biter, called “Jupiter: Into the Unknown.”

What happens when you confront the “biggest, baddest planet in the solar system?” Nobody is certain, according to the project scientists. But “anything that comes close to [Jupiter] becomes its weapon.” Yikes.

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