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Dawn A proposed NASA asteroid orbiter scheduled for launch in May 2006. Approved as a low-cost science mission for NASA's Discovery program in 2001, the Dawn spacecraft is set to visit two of the largest asteroids in the Solar System, (1) Ceres and (4) Vesta. The overall purpose of the mission is to investigate fully the physical makeup of these incipient planets and learn more about the origin of the Solar System and advance our understanding of the formation of the inner planets. The Dawn mission will build upon the highly successful ion-propulsion technology first used in NASA's Deep Space 1. NASA scientists plan for the Dawn probe to visit Vesta first, arriving there in July 2010 and remaining in orbit for the following seven months or more. Dawn will be expected to rendezvous with Ceres in August 2014. In each case, the orbiter is expected to come as close as 100 km to the surface of the asteroid it will be circling.
a Pakistani newspaper. It is published in Karachi (since 1947). Circulation in English, approximately 30,000 (1969); in Gujarati, approximately 8,000 (1969). The newspaper was founded by M. A. Jinnah in 1942. During 1942-47 it was published in New Delhi. The owner of Dawn is A. A. Haroon (born 1916), a prominent politician and statesman and an important businessman. As a rule, Dawn reflects the opinion of official circles. Advertising makes up about 30 percent of the newspaper.
What does it mean when you dream about dawn?
As a symbol, the dawn can have most of the meanings generally associated with light (e.g., enlightenment, vitality). More particularly, the dawn is the emergence of a new stage of life, a new understanding, or a new start, and the emergence from darkness.
The first appearance of light in the eastern sky before sunrise, or the time of that appearance. Also known as daybreak.
The twilight period before the sunrise. The twilight period varies in different latitudes and altitudes and is subject to different interpretations. The normal procedure is to abide by the values given in the air almanac.
one of the horses of the sun. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 1]
goddess of dawn whose tears provide dew. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 42]
Apollo’s attempted rape represents dawn fleeing daylight. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 72; Jobes, 414]
goddess of dawn; announces Helios each morning. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 89]
god of dawn and protector of rainbow bridge, Bifrost. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 488]
bird whose cry brings in daylight. [Euahlayi Legend: How the People Sang The Mountains Up, 19]
mountain from which sun rises. [Rom. Folklore: Wheeler, 7]
of emblem of Aurora, dawn goddess. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 374]
its crowing at dawn heralds each new day. [Western Folklore: Leach, 329]
References in classic literature
The summer morn had dawned
upon them ere they could travel in full assurance that they held the right path.
When the day dawned
she arose, and the old toad gave her three things out of the huge chest to take with her.
The morning of the great archery contest dawned
fair and bright, bringing with it a fever of impatience to every citizen of London town, from the proudest courtier to the lowest kitchen wench.
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