Galileo spacecraft and Jupiter probe

Galileo spacecraft and Jupiter probe

R250/0088 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.7MB

Downloadable file size: 864.8KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Galileo At Jupiter


Caption: Galileo probe. Artist's impression of the Galileo Jupiter spacecraft releasing its atmospheric probe. Galileo is the first mission to the giant planet since the Voyager spacecraft in 1979. The probe, released on 13 July 1995, will encounter Jupiter on 7 December 1995. After hitting the upper atmosphere at 47 kilometres per second, the probe will decelerate rapidly, eventually deploying a parachute. Numerous instruments will take measurements of Jupiter's atmosphere in the 75 minutes before the probe is crushed by the intense pressures of the lower atmosphere. Galileo will meanwhile enter orbit and begin a two-year exploration of the Jupiter system.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: artwork, exploration, galileo, jupiter, jupiter probe, planetary probe, probe, release, research, space craft, spacecraft

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.