Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Moon and Asteroids Share History

Hey Space Placers!

Read this very interesting article that details the history that our Moon and the asteroids share. In particular, the asteroid Vesta, which was recently visited by the Dawn spacecraft, has a significant part to the story.

A Shared Bombardment History

Scientists studied the rocks returned from the Moon by the Apollo astronauts and the recovered meteorites that are thought to have originated from Vesta.

What a combination - the Moon and meteorites! Read More About It: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-114

Sky Guy in VA

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