Welcome to Luciano Iess's Homepage

On the left: the JUNO mission (NASA) was launched on 5 agosto 2011 e and it will be orbited around Jupiter in 2017. Its main purposes are the study of the atmosphere and of the interna structure of the planet. On the centre: artist view of the Cassini and Huygens probes at Saturn. On the right: Saturn almost at equinox, as seen from Cassini (ISS Cassini).

Interesting links and papers

Follow the links below for information on the missions where Prof. Iess and his staff of the Radio Science Laboratory participate:

Viewgraphs on Interplanetary Navigation:

Interesting articles:

Relativity in the Global Positioning System (N. Ashby)

The rotation of LAGEOS (Bertotti and Iess)

The escape of planetary atmospheres (Catling and Zahnle)

South Polar Vortex Discovered on Titan