Rocket-mounted cameras capture Juno's launch

An upward-facing camera provides another view as the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carries NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno probe away from Earth.

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The gaseous hydrogen vent fin for Centaur upper stage.

Jettison of the rocket's nose cone begins.

Another shot of the shroud's halves jettisoning.

A telemetry cable spools out to relay data during separation.

Jettison of load reactor deck used for stabilizing the nose cone.

That large dot is the Centaur upper stage with Juno flying away from rocket's first stage.

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