February 17, 2009
PASADENA, Calif. - NASA's Dawn spacecraft will get a boost from Mars gravity today. The spacecraft will streak about 549 kilometers (341 miles) above the planet at 4:28 p.m. PST.
To learn more about the flyby, go to http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/features.cfm?feature=2031 . To learn more about the mission, go to www.nasa.gov/dawn .
Media contact: DC Agle/JPL