Dawn Starts Maneuver To Stretch Astrobiological Mission

Credit: Dawn: NASA
NASA’s nine-year-old Dawn mission spacecraft began a spiraling, five-week climb above the dwarf planet Ceres on Sept. 2, a maneuver intended to conserve hydrazine fuel and allow for extended science observations at one of the Solar System’s most intriguing astrobiological prospects. The climb using...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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