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View Full Version : NASAs Dawn Orbiter snaps Best Ever Images of Vesta



Fraser
2011-Dec-23, 02:50 AM
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has swooped down to the closest orbit above the monster asteroid Vesta that the crafts cameras and spectrometers will ever glimpse and the probe has begun transmitting these highest resolution pictures to anxiously waiting scientists back on Earth. Dawn arrived at its Low Altitude Mapping Orbit, known as LAMO, on Dec. 12, [...]

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