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Successful launch for Dawn!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla

27-09-2007 8:59 CDT

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Dawn lifted off this morning at 11:34:00 UTC, achieved its proper Earth orbit, and should now be on its way to Mars. Preliminary reports indicate everything performed perfectly on the launch vehicle. I'll post further information here as I receive it.

 
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