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PostSubject: Dawn spacecraft   Dawn spacecraft Icon_minitimeWed Feb 18, 2009 10:12 am

The Dawn spacecraft has successfully made a gravity-assist manoeuvre around Mars, passing just 341 miles above the planet's surface. The flyby slung the spacecraft towards its targets of Vesta and Ceres, which the spaceprobe will encounter at the start of 2011.
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