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View Full Version : Dawn swoops to lowest orbit around Vesta – Unveiling Spectacular Alien World



Fraser
2011-Dec-13, 04:50 AM
NASA’s Dawn Asteroid Orbiter successfully spiraled down today to the closest orbit the probe will ever achieve around the giant asteroid Vesta, and has now begun the most critical science observations that will ultimately yield the highest resolution measurements to be obtained of this spectacular body throughout the entire mission. “What can be more exciting [...]

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