Astronomical Centre Rijeka

Space Missions

  • Experience: interactive presentation
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New interactive presentation Space missions mentions the newest success in exploration of celestial objects in Solar system. Presentation mentions spacecraft „Messenger“, which explores planet Mercury from the orbit and brining its mission successfully to the end; the same is with the mission „Dawn“, after successful visit to asteroid Vesta, it is time to explore dwarf planet Ceres for the first time. Presentation shows the exploration of a comet 67/P Churyumov-Gerasimenko with spacecraft „Rosetta“ and probe „Philae“, as well as exploration of a dwarf planet Pluto with spacecraft „New Horizons“.

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