Dawn Spacecraft Getting Ready for Vesta

By Marc Rayman NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is less than four months away from getting into orbit around its first target, the giant asteroid Vesta. Each month, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares an update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Dear Conndawnsseurs, Three and a half years after […]...

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