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Fraser
2005-Mar-07, 05:55 PM
SUMMARY: It's called Dawn, and in a little more than a year, this spacecraft will blast off from Florida, bound for two separate asteroids: Vesta and Ceres. Visiting the two most massive asteroids in our Solar System will be an ambitious undertaking; maybe one of the most difficult and dangerous orbital missions attempted. Dawn will bring a suite of scientific instruments to these two asteroids and serve as a time machine to help scientists understand what our Solar System looked like 4.6 billion years ago.

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antoniseb
2005-Mar-07, 07:30 PM
Dawn is a very cool mission. I wish I wasn't so impatient to see the images of these two giant asteroids.