NASA Mission To Asteroid Gets Help From Hubble

Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 11, 2010 ![][1] NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of the large asteroid Vesta that will help refine plans for the Dawn spacecraft’s rendezvous with Vesta in July 2011. Scientists have constructed a video from the images that will help improve pointing instructions for Dawn as it is placed in a polar orbit around Vesta. Analyses of Hubble images revealed a pole orientation, or tilt, of appr

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