As enticing as these flybys
have been for discovering some of Mercury's secrets, they are the hors d'oeuvres to the mission's main course - observing Mercury from orbit for an entire year," he added.
Because of Galileo's longer and more complex route, NASA scientists say they will be able to obtain more science from the mission, such as inner-planet observations and the first asteroid flybys
are incorporated into training missions and not done exclusively for any particular event.
suggested even before the spacecraft flybys
, loosely bound "rubble piles.
Opening ceremonies with flybys
of T-28 trainers and a C-46 cargo plane.
And with its curving trajectory, which has also included flybys
of Jupiter (in 1979) and Saturn (1981), the craft will have covered more than 3 billion miles on the way.
today and will include timed flybys
at Modesto and Red Bluff before the teams stop at Redding for the night.
The colors of material on the ground and their distribution has changed substantially since the Voyager flybys
The last of Cassini's three final close flybys
of this icy moon, targeted at an altitude of 3,106 miles (4,999 kilometers) on Dec.
Tokyo, June 12 ( ANI ): Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera has termed the flybys
by Chinese fighter aircraft as "an extremely dangerous action" against Japanese aircraft engaged in normal reconnaissance operations over international waters.
Nevertheless he concludes that the succession of meteorites and asteroid flybys
are just "coincidence.
For now the anomalous energy changes observed in Earth flybys
remain a puzzle.