Welcome to Luciano Iess's Homepage

On the left: the JUNO mission (NASA) was launched on 5 agosto 2011 and it will orbit around Jupiter till 2021 and beyond. Its main purposes are the study of the atmosphere and the interior structure of the planet. Centre: artist view of the Cassini and Huygens probes at Saturn. 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)

Majestic Saturn, in the Infrared