Dawn Update

NASA Dawn Mission Damage Update, SpaceRef

"NASA is investigating a minor mishap affecting the Dawn spacecraft. On June 11, during a procedure to prepare the spacecraft for spin-balance testing, the back of a solar array panel was slightly damaged by a technician's tool.

No solar cells were broken. The necessary minor repairs will be made this weekend.

There is no impact to the launch date of July 7."

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