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Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s comparison of the Dawn spacecraft, which has three ion engines, and a “Star Wars” TIE (Two Ion Engine) Fighter. Image credit: NASA/JPL Dear [...]

Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s comparison of the Dawn spacecraft, which has three ion engines, and a “Star Wars” TIE (Two Ion Engine) Fighter. Image credit: NASA/JPL Dear [...]

Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s comparison of the Dawn spacecraft, which has three ion engines, and a “Star Wars” TIE (Two Ion Engine) Fighter. Image credit: NASA/JPL Dear [...]

Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

Using the Force: Dawn Engineers Put to the Test

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s comparison of the Dawn spacecraft, which has three ion engines, and a “Star Wars” TIE (Two Ion Engine) Fighter. Image credit: NASA/JPL Dear [...]

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of Dawn in its high altitude mapping orbit at dwarf planet Ceres. Credit: NASA/JPL Dear Mastodawns, Deep in the main asteroid belt, [...]

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of Dawn in its high altitude mapping orbit at dwarf planet Ceres. Credit: NASA/JPL Dear Mastodawns, Deep in the main asteroid belt, [...]

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of Dawn in its high altitude mapping orbit at dwarf planet Ceres. Credit: NASA/JPL Dear Mastodawns, Deep in the main asteroid belt, [...]

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of Dawn in its high altitude mapping orbit at dwarf planet Ceres. Credit: NASA/JPL Dear Mastodawns, Deep in the main asteroid belt, [...]

Survey Orbit: A Truly Extaordinary View

Survey Orbit: A Truly Extaordinary View

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Dear Dawnosaurs, Silently streaking through the main asteroid belt, emitting a blue-green beam of xenon ions, Dawn continues its ambitious interplanetary expedition. On behalf [...]

Survey Orbit: A Truly Extaordinary View

Survey Orbit: A Truly Extaordinary View

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Dear Dawnosaurs, Silently streaking through the main asteroid belt, emitting a blue-green beam of xenon ions, Dawn continues its ambitious interplanetary expedition. On behalf [...]

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