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Fraser
2014-Sep-22, 05:30 PM
A little over a week before NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft fired its rockets to successfully enter orbit around Mars,*MESSENGER performed a little burn of its own the second of four orbit correction maneuvers (OCMs) that will allow it to remain in orbit around Mercury until next March. Although it is closing in on the end […]

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