The sun is the center of our solar system. It is a star. Its strong gravity keeps planets and moons around it. Gravity is a force that pulls. Jupiter is pulled into orbit around the sun. An orbit is a rounded path that one object follows around another.
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If you were a scientist, which planet would you want to send a spacecraft to? Why would you choose that one?
Have you read other books about planets? How are those planets similar to or different from Jupiter?
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is a giant storm. Can you think of some kinds of storms that happen on Earth?
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