NASA DLN Webcast -- Dawn Mission Chief Engineer Marc Rayman

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Monday, April 23, 2012

NASA's Dawn mission is studying the roles of water and size in planetary evolution by visiting two of the largest asteroids, Vesta and Ceres, in our solar system. Join NASA's Digital Learning Network, or DLN, and chief engineer Marc Rayman as he describes the exciting Dawn mission, its two exotic destinations and its use of ion propulsion -- a technology that mostly has been in the domain of science fiction but is now being used on Dawn.

This live hourlong webcast will take place on April 27, 2012, at 1 p.m. EDT.

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Questions about this opportunity should be directed to Lyle Tavernier at

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