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NASA Dawn Mission Reveals Secrets of Large Asteroid
NASA Dawn Mission Reveals Secrets of Large Asteroid

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has provided researchers with the first orbital analysis of the giant asteroid Vesta, yielding new insights into its creation and kinship with terrestrial planets and Earth's moon.
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Dawn Reveals Secrets of Giant Asteroid Vesta
Dawn Reveals Secrets of Giant Asteroid Vesta

Findings from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal new details about the giant asteroid Vesta, including its varied surface composition, sharp temperature changes and clues to its internal structure.
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Dawn
Dawn Gets Extra Time to Explore Vesta

NASA's Dawn mission has received official confirmation that 40 extra days have been added to its exploration of the giant asteroid Vesta, the second most massive object in the main asteroid belt.
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Dawn
Dawn Gets Extra Time to Explore Vesta

NASA's Dawn mission has received official confirmation that 40 extra days have been added to its exploration of the giant asteroid Vesta, the second most massive object in the main asteroid belt.
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Astrophysics Missions
Herschel Spots Comet Massacre Around Nearby Star

ESA's Herschel Space Observatory has studied the dusty belt around the nearby star Fomalhaut. The dust appears to be coming from collisions that destroy up to thousands of icy comets every day.
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Dawn
Dawn Sees New Surface Features on Giant Asteroid

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed unexpected details on the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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A Vision of Discovery! Understanding NASA Images through Art
A Vision of Discovery! Understanding NASA Images through Art

Participants will get the latest updates on these exciting missions from dynamic scientists, then learn how to use art to engage students in the appreciation and interpretation of NASA imagery.
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A Vision of Discovery! Understanding NASA Images through Art
A Vision of Discovery! Understanding NASA Images through Art

Participants will get the latest updates on these exciting missions from dynamic scientists, then learn how to use art to engage students in the appreciation and interpretation of NASA imagery.
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A Vision of Discovery! Understanding NASA Images through Art
A Vision of Discovery! Understanding NASA Images through Art

Participants will get the latest updates on these exciting missions from dynamic scientists, then learn how to use art to engage students in the appreciation and interpretation of NASA imagery.
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Human Spaceflight
Space Station Commander Captures Unprecedented View of Comet

International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank captured spectacular imagery of Comet Lovejoy as seen from about 240 miles above the Earth's horizon on Wednesday, Dec. 21.
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