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Images from an Alien World --Asteroid Vesta's Landscape

Findings from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal new details about the giant asteroid Vesta, including its varied surface composition, sharp temperature changes and clues to its internal structure. The Space images, taken 420 miles (680 kilometers) and 130 miles (210 kilometers)...
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