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GRAIL to the Moon

Credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann
Thursday, September 1, 2011: At Cape Canaveral in Florida, half of the clamshell-shaped Delta payload fairing closes around NASA's twin Gravity Recovery…Read More »





and Interior Laboratory spacecraft. Scheduled to launch September 8, 2011, the two spacecraft will fly in tandem orbits around the moon for several months to measure its gravity field.

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