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Topic - Sami Asmar
One of two NASA spacecraft en route to the moon fired its engine Saturday, slowing its speed to slip into lunar orbit on New Year's Eve.
A NASA spacecraft fired its engine and slipped into orbit around the moon Saturday in the first of two back-to-back arrivals over the New Year's weekend.
"This is great, a big relief," deputy project scientist Sami Asmar told the jubilant crowd.