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Juno's trip to Jupiter holds lessons for S'pore

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NASA's Juno spacecraft hovering above Jupiter's North Pole. It will study the planet from an elliptical, polar orbit and repeatedly dive between the planet and its belts of charged-particle radiation.

ON JULY 4, 2016, space probe Juno went into orbit around Jupiter.

To do so, it had to pass over Jupiter's North Pole, through a region described by NASA scientist Heidi Becker as "the scariest part of the scariest place" - belts of violent radiation where electrons bounce back and forth