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DAWN. A mission retrospective.

Society Meeting

Thursday, 7th February 2019 (19:45 - 22:00)

Venue: Meeting Room, Swinton Bottom Club (Formerly Swinton WMC)

NASA ended the DAWN mission to the asteroid belt on 1st November 2018.  After spending over 11 years in space DAWN finally ran out of control thruster propellant and was no longer able to point it's aerial at Earth.  Paul D'Silva presents a synopsis of the mission, it's concept, planning, journey and some of the stunning imagery and results it produced.

Speaker: Paul D’Silva

Paul D'Silva

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