After a five year journey from Earth, Juno – NASA’s solar-powered spacecraft safely entered Jupiter’s orbit early Tuesday. Juno was launched on 5 August 2011,from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and the probe has travelled a total distance of 1,740 million miles (2,800 million kilometres) to reach the gaseous planet.
India is all set to rule skies with its own navigational system. The fourth in the series of seven navigational satellites IRNSS-1D is successfully launched from Sriharikota. With this launch, the country is poised to operationalise the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.