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Dawn Soars Over Asteroid Vesta in 3D


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Image from the framing camera instrument aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft, July to August 2011.

Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

Glide over the giant asteroid Vesta with NASA's Dawn spacecraft in a new 3D video. Dawn has been orbiting Vesta since July 15, obtaining high-resolution images of its bumpy, cratered surface and making other scientific measurements.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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