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2011-06-01 13:45:00

News media representatives are invited to cover a Tweetup hosted by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif, on Monday, June 6.

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2011-05-31 06:05:00

The three massive solar panels that will provide power for NASA's Juno spacecraft during its mission to Jupiter have seen their last photons of light until they are deployed in space after launch.

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2011-05-24 08:19:47

NASA's twin lunar probes have arrived in Florida to begin final preparations for a launch in late summer.

2011-05-11 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft has obtained its first image of the giant asteroid Vesta, which will help fine-tune navigation during its approach.

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2011-05-11 10:05:00

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has obtained its first image of the giant asteroid Vesta, which will help fine-tune navigation during its approach.

2011-05-05 15:00:00

NASA has selected three science investigations for a potential 2016 mission that would look at Mars' interior for the first time; study an extraterrestrial ocean on one of Saturn's moons; and study in unprecedented detail the surface of a comet's nucleus.

2011-05-03 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft has reached its official approach phase to the asteroid Vesta and will begin using cameras for the first time to aid navigation for an expected July 16 orbital encounter.

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2011-05-03 15:17:40

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has reached its official approach phase to the asteroid Vesta and will begin using cameras for the first time to aid navigation for an expected July 16 orbital encounter.

2011-04-21 16:25:00

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif, will host a Tweetup for approximately 120 Twitter followers on Monday, June 6.

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2011-04-11 06:25:00

NASA's Juno spacecraft has arrived in Florida to begin final preparations for a launch this summer.


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