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The launch has taken place with delay by a helium leak. It is expected that the probe reaches Jupiter’s orbit in 2016. During Earth year you fly past the planet 33 times. NASA Juno launched this Friday the probe with the aim of studying Jupite r and decipher what’s in the inside of the gaseous planet, what amount of water contains and what role played in the formation of the solar system. Juno departed on an Atlas V rocket, equipped with five solid fuel boosters, from the Kennedy Space Center of NASA in Cape Canaveral (Florida), a few minutes late after detecting a leak of helium in the rocket, according to the space agency confirmed, did not affect any of its systems. It is expected the probe to reach to Jupiter’s orbit in July 2016, after touring 2.8 billion miles, and terrestrial year fly past the planet 33 times to a height of about 5,000 kilometers from the giant planet, eleven times larger than Earth, in search of answers. Source of the news: NASA Juno launches probe to study about Jupiter