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Fraser
2011-Mar-24, 01:40 AM
The excitement is building as NASA’s innovative Dawn spacecraft closes in on its first protoplanetary target, the giant asteroid Vesta, with its camera eyes now wide open. The probe is on target to become the first spacecraft from Earth to orbit an asteroid and is set to arrive about four months from now in late [...]

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Jeff Root
2011-Mar-24, 05:37 AM
NEAR / Shoemaker orbited Eros for a year in 2000 - 2001.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis