Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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Dawn Spacecraft Begins Science Mission at Asteroid Vesta

by SPACE.com Staff

NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which arrived in orbit around the asteroid Vesta last month, has officialy begun its yearlong mission to spy on the giant space rock.

Colliding Galaxies Form Exclamation Point in Space

by SPACE.com Staff

Two NASA space shuttles, each on the road to retirement, posed nose-to-nose Thursday (Aug. 11) while switching places at the space agency's Florida spaceport.

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