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Dawn Journal: It's just a phase

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2010/03/30 12:43 CDT

Dawn Journal: It's just a phase

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Dawn Journal: Forever farther from Earth than the Sun

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2010/02/26 09:14 CST

Dawn Journal: Forever farther from Earth than the Sun

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Dawn Journal: Thruster Two's Time to Shine

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2010/02/10 01:14 CST

Dawn Journal: Thruster Two's Time to Shine

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Dawn Journal: Patiently accelerating

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2010/01/05 02:51 CST

Dawn Journal: Patiently accelerating

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What's up in the solar system in January 2010

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/01/04 01:29 CST

While we don't have Moon bases, we do have plenty of spacecraft. Before I get into my more detailed look at the activities of the 20-odd spacecraft wandering about the solar system, I thought I'd look ahead to 2010 more generally and see what the year has in store for us.

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Dawn Journal: Taking up residence in the asteroid belt

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/11/02 11:32 CST

Dawn Journal: Taking up residence in the asteroid belt

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Dawn Journal: Good performance means a longer stay at Vesta!

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/09/28 03:23 CDT

Dawn Journal: Good performance means a longer stay at Vesta!

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Dawn Journal: Earth catches up

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/09/02 12:53 CDT

Dawn Journal: Earth catches up

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Dawn Journal: Quiet Cruise

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/07/31 05:47 CDT

Today Dawn is 220 million kilometers (137 million miles) from the star at the solar system's center.

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Dawn Journal: Testing Flight Software 8.0

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/05/27 07:11 CDT

Dawn Journal: Testing Flight Software 8.0

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Exciting Times Ahead: 2010 Will Sizzle, and 2011 Will Really Cook!

Posted by Alan Stern on 2009/05/18 03:56 CDT

Today, I'm kicking the week off with a look at the unusually intense confluence of far flung planetary exploration that's just around the corner, starting the middle of next year.

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Dawn Journal: Upgrades!

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/04/29 05:52 CDT

Dawn Journal: Upgrades!

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Dawn Journal: Safe without Safe Mode

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/04/06 12:45 CDT

Dawn Journal: Safe without Safe Mode

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Dawn Journal: Safely past Mars

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/03/09 05:47 CDT

Dawn swooped close to Mars and then left it behind on a new course, having taken advantage of Mars's gravity.

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Looks like the Dawn flyby of Mars went well

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/02/21 11:10 CST

Looks like the Dawn flyby of Mars went well: here' a photo of Mars taken by Dawn near its closest approach to Mars during its February 17 flyby.

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Dawn Journal: Mars encounter

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/02/13 10:34 CST

Dawn Journal: Mars encounter

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Dawn Journal: Just missing the bull's eye at Mars

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/01/30 10:51 CST

Dawn Journal: Just missing the bull's eye at Mars

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Dawn Journal: Conjunction junction

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2009/01/05 11:10 CST

Dawn Journal: Conjunction junction

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Dawn Journal: Aiming away from a bull's eye at Mars

Posted by Marc Rayman on 2008/11/30 10:12 CST

Dawn Journal: Aiming away from a bull's eye at Mars

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