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NASA's Dawn Science Team Presents Early Science Results
NASA's Dawn Science Team Presents Early Science Results

Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission are sharing with other scientists and the public their early information about the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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New View of Vesta Mountain From NASA's Dawn Mission
New View of Vesta Mountain From NASA's Dawn Mission

A new image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a mountain three times as high as Mt. Everest, amidst the topography in the south polar region of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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Space Observatory Provides Clues to Creation of Earth's Oceans
Space Observatory Provides Clues to Creation of Earth's Oceans

Astronomers have found a new cosmic source for the same kind of water that appeared on Earth billions of years ago and created the oceans. The findings may help explain how Earth's surface ended up covered in water.
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NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Begins New Vesta Mapping Orbit
NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Begins New Vesta Mapping Orbit

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has completed a gentle spiral into its new science orbit for an even closer view of the giant asteroid Vesta. Dawn began sending science data on Sept. 29 from this new orbit, known as the high altitude mapping orbit (HAMO).
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NASA Space Telescope Finds Fewer Asteroids Near Earth
NASA Space Telescope Finds Fewer Asteroids Near Earth

New observations by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, show there are significantly fewer near-Earth asteroids in the mid-size range than previously thought.
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Dawn Journal
Dawn Journal

Celebrating its anniversary of leaving Earth, Dawn is in orbit around a kindred terrestrial-type world, the ancient protoplanet Vesta.
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WISE (NEOWISE)
NASA to Host News Conference on Asteroid Search Findings

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) on Thurs., Sept. 29, to reveal near-Earth asteroid findings and implications for future research. The briefing will take place at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
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Origin of Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Remains a Mystery
Origin of Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Remains a Mystery

Observations from NASA's WISE mission indicate the family of asteroids some believed was responsible for the demise of the dinosaurs is not likely the culprit, keeping open the case on one of Earth's greatest mysteries.
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NASA's Dawn Collects a Bounty of Beauty From Vesta
NASA's Dawn Collects a Bounty of Beauty From Vesta

A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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The PI's Perspective: Visiting Four Moons, in Just Four Years, for All Mankind
The PI's Perspective: Visiting Four Moons, in Just Four Years, for All Mankind

New Horizons remains healthy and on course, now approximately 21 times as far from the Sun as the Earth is - well on its way, between the orbits of Uranus and Neptune.
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