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Nasa Dawn Mission Reveals Secrets of Large Asteroid


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Mineral diversity at Vesta's south pole

Mineral diversity at Vesta's south pole.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/INAF/MPS/DLR/IDA

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has provided researchers with the first orbital analysis of the giant asteroid Vesta, yielding new insights into its creation and kinship with terrestrial planets and Earth's moon.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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