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LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

THE VIDEO BELOW is live footage from NASA Mission Control as it prepares to launch Juno, a solar-powered rocket which will arrive in Jupiter in 2016. It is the largest spacecraft ever launched by NASA.

iPhone/iPad users can watch live via this link.

WATCH: NASA set to launch Jupiter exploration spacecraft

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