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Vesta Full Frame

Vesta Image from 5,200 kilometers Image Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA See also full rotation movie of Vesta. The Dawn spacecraft has completed imaging of Vesta from an altitude of 5,200 kilometers and … Continue reading

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Is an Earth Trojan Asteroid the Logical Target for the "Flexible Path"?

Asteroid 2010 TK7 is circled in green. Image Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA Scientists using the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the first Trojan Asteroid in Earth orbit. Trojans orbit at a location in front of or … Continue reading

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Is NASA Missing the Point of the VSE?

Return to the Moon: Outpost or sorties? By Dr. Paul D. Spudis. In the question and answer period, he made a rather startling statement to the effect NASA was still trying to understand what “lunar return” means – that an … Continue reading

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