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Our next visits to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, & Neptune are incredibly important
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The giant planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune - are some of the most awe-inspiring in our Solar System, and have great importance for space research and our comprehension of the greater universe.
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TNW | Space1 year ago
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Our next visits to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, & Neptune are incredibly important
Unlike rocky planets, giant planets don't have a surface to land on.Even in their lower atmospheres, they remain gaseous, reaching extremely high pressures that would crush any spacecraft well before it could land on anything solid.
TNW | Space1 year ago
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Our next visits to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, & Neptune are incredibly important
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If we launch during the next convenient launch windows of 2030-34 for Uranus and 2029-30 for Neptune, flight times would vary from 11 to 15 years.
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