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Spacecraft Completes Successful Earth Swingby

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Aug 2, 2005.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

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    NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft, headed toward the first study of Mercury from orbit, swung by Earth today for a gravity assist that propelled it deeper into the inner solar system.

    [Full article @ NASA Breaking News]
     

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