Why didn't they take images of Jupiter with the Galileo?

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Hi willpittenger.<br /><br />That dish portrayed is not the HGA.<br /><br />It was the circular sunshield immediately behind the HGA, which is not shown in this<br />artists impression, as from this view point, it would be hidden, by said sunshield.<br /><br />So that impression is correct, althoug that circular sunshield from that angle does<br />look like a HGA.<br /><br />Andrew Brown. <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080">"I suddenly noticed an anomaly to the left of Io, just off the rim of that world. It was extremely large with respect to the overall size of Io and crescent shaped. It seemed unbelievable that something that big had not been visible before".</font> <em><strong><font color="#000000">Linda Morabito </font></strong><font color="#800000">on discovering that the Jupiter moon Io was volcanically active. Friday 9th March 1979.</font></em></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://www.launchphotography.com/</font><br /><br /><font size="1" color="#000080">http://anthmartian.googlepages.com/thisislandearth</font></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://web.me.com/meridianijournal</font></p> </div>
 
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a pic i came across when galileo ended its mission...saddening....<br /><br />edit: forgot to mention its an artists concept<br /> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> </div>
 
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{from another message board:}<br /><br />Last telemetry from Galileo before it burned up:<br /><br />Beep<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Tweep<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />antenna deploy <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />bweep<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />affirmative<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />bleep<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />click<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> - - - - - <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#ff0000"><strong>TPTB went to Dallas and all I got was Plucked !!</strong></font></p><p><font color="#339966"><strong>So many people, so few recipes !!</strong></font></p><p><font color="#0000ff"><strong>Let's clean up this stinkhole !!</strong></font> </p> </div>
 
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I hope that you are joking vogon13????<br /><br />If not, that is sickening, only for the high gain antenna to fully deploy during atmospheric entry. <img src="/images/icons/crazy.gif" /><br /><br />Perhaps atmospheric friction in Jupiter's ionosphere did free those stuck ribs, prior<br />to incineration.<br /><br />Hi usn_skwerl. <br /><br />I quite like that one too. <br /><br />It is saddening, I just don't know what else could have been done? <br /><br />Had the HGA opened, I would have opted for an Io impact, with images being returned <br />in real time, before impact. Without the HGA, there was no time. <br /><br />I will request to JPL, well a joint request with vogon13 that Cassini is impacted into Iapetus <br />at mission's end, likewise returning images in real time. <br /><br />Andrew Brown. <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080">"I suddenly noticed an anomaly to the left of Io, just off the rim of that world. It was extremely large with respect to the overall size of Io and crescent shaped. It seemed unbelievable that something that big had not been visible before".</font> <em><strong><font color="#000000">Linda Morabito </font></strong><font color="#800000">on discovering that the Jupiter moon Io was volcanically active. Friday 9th March 1979.</font></em></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://www.launchphotography.com/</font><br /><br /><font size="1" color="#000080">http://anthmartian.googlepages.com/thisislandearth</font></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://web.me.com/meridianijournal</font></p> </div>
 
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Galileo had the saddest death IMO, other than the crafts that were sent to mars only to smack into the ground haha.. it would have been cool if the cams were rolling I'd love the see the sparks from the thunderstorms the size of the US an stuff
 
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The 'infamous last message from Galileo' is a joke I saw on UMSF.<br /><br />Excruciatingly funny.<br /><br /><br />(If we can't laugh about that %$&*@#$#%^@!~&&*$%$ antenna, the only thing left to do is cry)<br /><br /><br /> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#ff0000"><strong>TPTB went to Dallas and all I got was Plucked !!</strong></font></p><p><font color="#339966"><strong>So many people, so few recipes !!</strong></font></p><p><font color="#0000ff"><strong>Let's clean up this stinkhole !!</strong></font> </p> </div>
 
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Hi vogon13,<br /><br />I thought as much, but there is a real sense of 'what could have been' if that damned<br />antenna did open.<br /><br />It was a great mission, but there is still very much of 'what if it opened'??????<br /><br />Below artists impression of Galileo with knackered HGA.<br /><br />Andrew Brown. <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080">"I suddenly noticed an anomaly to the left of Io, just off the rim of that world. It was extremely large with respect to the overall size of Io and crescent shaped. It seemed unbelievable that something that big had not been visible before".</font> <em><strong><font color="#000000">Linda Morabito </font></strong><font color="#800000">on discovering that the Jupiter moon Io was volcanically active. Friday 9th March 1979.</font></em></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://www.launchphotography.com/</font><br /><br /><font size="1" color="#000080">http://anthmartian.googlepages.com/thisislandearth</font></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://web.me.com/meridianijournal</font></p> </div>
 
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