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ASU Hasta La Vesta Exhibit
A "junior scientist" standing next to her artist's rendition of "the Moon" that she incorporated into to her Vesta poster.
Credit: McREL
    ASU Hasta La Vesta Exhibit
The Arizona Science Center brought visions of outer space to Phoenix Aug 24-25, 2012. The event, "Hasta La Vesta," detailed NASA's efforts to map out the surface of Vesta.
Credit: McREL
    Two students with comets on a stick
Students participating in the comet on a stick activity at the Vesta Fiesta flagship celebration in Pasadena, California, Aug 6, 2011.
Credit: McREL
    Dr. Claudia Alexander demonstrates Cooking Up a Kitchen Comet
Dr. Claudia Alexander, Rosetta Mission Scientist, demonstrates Cooking Up a Kitchen Comet at the Vesta Fiesta flagship celebration in Pasadena, CA, Aug 6, 2011.
Credit: McREL
Eric Vandernoot and his Vesta pinata
Florida Atlantic University's Eric Vandernoot stands with the Vesta pinata he created for the Aug 2011 Vesta Fiesta event using pictures returned from Dawn.
    Vesta pinata
Vesta pinata created by Florida Atlantic University's Eric Vandernoot for the Aug 2011 Fiesta Fiesta event.
    A Vesta Fiesta attendee signs a banner congratulating the Dawn team
Attendees at the Aug. 6, 2011 Vesta Fiesta event in Pasadena, CA sign a banner congratulating the Dawn mission on its arrival at Vesta.
Credit: McREL
  Meteorite display at Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum's collection of meteorites believed to be from Vesta.
Kim and Jeff Martin Vesta Fiesta party in Cary, North Carolina
Kim and Jeff Martin's Aug 2011 Vesta Fiesta celebration in Cary, NC.
    Guests at Kim and Jeff Martin Vesta Fiesta party in Cary, North Carolina
Kim and Jeff Martin's Aug 2011 Vesta Fiesta celebration in Cary, NC.
    Kim and Jeff Martin Vesta Fiesta party in Cary, North Carolina
Kim and Jeff Martin's Aug 2011 Vesta Fiesta celebration in Cary, NC.
    Vesta Fiesta table displayed at the Lafayette Science Museum in Louisiana.
Vesta Fiesta table displayed at the Lafayette Science Museum in Louisiana in Aug 2011.
"Unusual Meteorites" exhibit at the Lafayette Science Museum in Louisiana feature suspected Vesta remnants on lower right
New "Unusual Meteorites" exhibit at the Lafayette Science Museum in Louisiana feature suspected Vesta remnants on lower right.
    Vesta Fiesta celebration at the Lafayette Science Museum in Louisiana featuring hanging papier-mâché asteroids
Aug 2011 Vesta Fiesta celebration at the Lafayette Science Museum in Louisiana featuring hanging papier-mâché asteroids--even one with a sombrero!
    Presentation about the Dawn Mission at the Vesta Fiesta in Saint-Barthelemy
Albino Carbognani, PI of the research project about Asteroids, gave a public talk about the Dawn Mission at the Vesta Fiesta in Saint-Barthélemy (Aug 7, 2011).
    Participants at the Étoiles et Musique event in Saint-Barthélemy, Italy
Participants at the Étoiles et Musique event (Aug 12, 2011) at the Planetarium of Lignanin in Saint-Barthélemy, Italy saw a tiny white dot of light --Vesta!
Vesta Fiesta Starparty event, near Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Vesta Fiesta Starparty event, near Cluj-Napoca, Romania Aug 5, 2011.
    Vesta Fiesta Starparty event, near Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Diagram superimposed on photo of night sky depicting Vesta's location at Vesta Fiesta Starparty event, near Cluj-Napoca, Romania Aug 5, 2011.