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Episode 01: Bill Nye Explains the Earth Fly By

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In this episode of the groundbreaking web-series Why With Nye, legendary educator Bill Nye gives you the inside scoop on NASA Juno's historic Earth Fly By. On October 9th 2013 the Juno spacecraft will re-enter Earth's orbit, and use the Earth's gravity to sling shot it all the way to Jupiter. Watch as Nye uses his trademark wit and charm to breathe life into the science behind this unprecedented event.


David Kaplan: 10/15/2013 01:35 CDT

During the Juno Flyby on Oct. 19, JPL asked all the Amateur (Ham) Radio operators of the world to say "Hi" to Juno in Morse Code as it flew by, to test Juno's receivers. Results haven't been published as of October 15, but more information is available at

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