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Fraser
2009-Mar-12, 11:00 PM
Recently, the Dawn spacecraft on its circuitous route to the asteroid belt — used the gravity of Mars to provide a little 'kick' to the spacecraft's velocity. Universe Today finally had the chance to catch up with the team from the Dawn mission following this maneuver to find out how things went, [...]

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