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How Long Does It Take to Get to Jupiter? Reaching the 5th Planet From the Sun

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Jupiter's moons Europa, Callisto, and Ganymede might contain liquid water under their icy shells. 00:30

  2. The first spacecraft to reach Jupiter was NASA's Pioneer 10. It took 640 days to get there. 01:33

  3. The only craft to actually orbit Jupiter was NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Its journey was 2,242 days. 02:41