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Class: Planetary. Type: Outer Planets. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.
Jupiter atmospheric probe; deployed from Galileo 7/13/95; entered Jupiter atmosphere 12/7/95.
Total Mass: 339 kg.
Galileo Probe Chronology
18 October 1989
Galileo Probe Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. Mass: 339 kg.
Atmospheric probe; deployed from Galileo 7/13/95; entered Jupiter atmosphere 12/7/95. Entry into Jupiter Dec 7
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- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
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