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A Global Map of Ganymede
Topic: Jupiter System
Using images from NASA’s Voyager Mission (1979) and the orbital Galileo Mission (1995), researchers have created the first global geological map of Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede.

Large Eruption on Io
Topic: Jupiter System
New observations of Io have revealed a massive volcanic eruption on the Jovian moon.

Io's Volcanoes are in the Wrong Place
Topic: Jupiter System
A new study shows that volcanic activity on Jupiter's moon Io is not where models predicted it would be. The study provides new insight into the processes behind tidal heating.

Instruments Chosen for Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter
Topic: Jupiter System
The JUpiter ICy moons Explorer mission, JUICE, will carry a total of 11 scientific experiments to study the gas giant planet and its large ocean-bearing moons.

Watching Io Erupt from Earth
Topic: Jupiter System
Using a combination of Earth-based telescopic surveys and archival data, a team of researchers has gathered nearly 40 snapshots of volcanic eruptions on Jupiter's 'volcanic wonderland' moon, Io.

Mapping Io's Heat
Topic: Jupiter System
A new study finds that the heat that powers Io's volcanoes comes from a complex, multi-layer source.

Jupiter's Smallest Moon
Topic: Jupiter System
Astronomers have discovered two new moons orbiting Jupiter.

Juicing Jupiter
Topic: Jupiter System
The European Space Agency has selected its next large science mission - the Jupiter Icy moons Explorer (JUICE). JUICE is set to launch in 2022 and will study the diverse moons of Jupiter and their potential as habitats for life.

Mapping Io's Dynamic Volcanism
Topic: Jupiter System
A team of scientists has developed the first complete global geologic map of Jupiter's moon Io.

Astrobiology Top 10: NASA's Juno Mission Launches
Topic: Jupiter System
Astrobiology Magazine is highlighting the top 10 stories of 2011. We begin with NASA's Juno spacecraft, which began its journey to the Jupiter system on August 5th. (Originally published 08/04/2011 and 08/05/2011)

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