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Galileo

(space mission to Jupiter)

Galileo is a spacecraft to study Jupiter and its Moons launched in 1989 from the Space Shuttle Atlantis, and arriving at Jupiter in 1995. It entered Jupiter orbit, and dropped a probe into Jupiter, and finally was plunged into Jupiter in 2003. It flew by Venus and Earth on the way and flew by the Asteroid 951 Gaspra.


(space,Jupiter)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_(spacecraft)

Referenced by:
Callisto
Europa
Ganymede
Io

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