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2010-10-08 08:40:00

To mark an unprecedented flurry of exploration which is about to begin, NASA announced Thursday that the coming year will be "The Year of the Solar System."

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2010-08-20 13:35:00

Let the countdown begin. NASA's Dawn spacecraft is less than one year away from giant asteroid Vesta.

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2010-06-30 08:21:16

Engineers are studying the reaction wheels on NASA's Dawn spacecraft after automatic sensors detected excess friction building up in one of them and powered it off early on the morning of June 17, 2010.

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2010-06-08 07:15:00

Deep in the heart of the asteroid belt, on its way to the first of the belt's two most massive inhabitants, NASA's ion-propelled Dawn spacecraft has eclipsed the record for velocity change produced by a spacecraft's engines.

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2010-05-05 06:35:00

Dawn, NASA's cutting edge mission to the asteroid belt, will use ion propulsion to perform space moves rivaling those of Star Trek's USS Enterprise.

2010-03-03 06:00:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, March 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercuria Energy Asset Management B.V., part of the Mercuria Energy Group, has announced today that Mercuria's wholly owned terminal & processing assets will be renamed under a common 'VESTA' brand. These assets are: - Vesta Terminal Flushing B.V., (The Netherlands) - formerly Mercuria Terminals Flushing B.V. - Vesta Terminal Tallinn OU, (Estonia) - formerly Eurodek Synergy OU - Vesta Terminal Antwerp...

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2009-09-14 06:35:00

Crater patterns on Vesta and Ceres could help pinpoint when Jupiter began to form during the evolution of the early Solar System.