Can a spacecraft fly through a giant gas like Jupiter?

NASA launches three spacecraft into gas giant The two, Galileo and Cassini, were at the end of their mission when they met in Jupiter and Saturn. But Galileo’s spacecraft arrived with a passenger – an investigation designed to throw it into a huge atmosphere of gas.

About an hour after NASA reached 93 miles (150 km) of Jupiter’s atmosphere, it lost contact with Galileo’s investigation. Scientists are not sure how deep they were before Jupiter’s extreme pressure and temperature disappeared. But can we one day send a space shuttle to Jupiter or Saturn for a huge gas? Since these giant planets may not have a solid ground on which to fall, can a spacecraft fly through a gas giant?

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