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MESSENGER Mission Orbit Insertion

Published on February 25, 2011

MESSENGER Mission Orbit Insertion
Date:March 17, 2011
Time:6:00 p.m.
Location:Auditorium - 299 & Room A200

Seminar Abstract:

Join us for an Open House at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics as the MESSENGER spacecraft executes a 15-minute maneuver that will place it into orbit around Mercury, making it the first craft ever to do so, and initiating a one-year science campaign to understand the innermost planet.

Speakers will include:
Mark Lankton from LASP-The Messenger Mission
Clark Chapman from the Southwest Research Institute-The Planet Mercury


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