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Hera

[ heer-uh, her-uh ]

noun

  1. the ancient Greek queen of heaven, a daughter of Cronus and Rhea and the wife and sister of Zeus.


Hera

/ ˈhɪərə /

noun

  1. Greek myth the queen of the Olympian gods and sister and wife of Zeus Roman counterpartJuno


Hera

  1. The Greek and Roman goddess who protected marriage; she was the wife of Zeus . Hera is best known for her jealousy and for her animosity toward the many mortal women with whom her husband fell in love. ( See Judgment of Paris .)


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Hera’s arrival will be the only way we’ll know for sure what has happened to the spin of Dimorphos, as DART will be destroyed by the impact and Dimorphos is too small to be seen in detail from Earth.

It will add to the difficulty of landing on the asteroid, which ESA hopes to attempt with two small spacecraft on its Hera mission.

When ESA’s Hera mission arrives five years later, the scene could be quite dramatic, with Dimorphos spinning wildly in its orbit around Didymos as a result of humanity’s influence.

The ESA will then launch its Hera spacecraft in 2024 to observe the aftermath of the impact in more detail and at close range.

Hera will do its own “crash scene investigation,” measuring the exact change in orbital period and studying the crater in detail.

Poar thing, a frendly face was a event in her life—a tea-party quite a hera!

Hera was therefore the goddess who presided over human marriages, and was the type of matronly virtue and dignity.

The bust of Hera, reproduced in our illustration, shows how the Greeks liked to think of their queen goddess.

He was employed in the decoration of the Heraion, or temple of Hera, at Argos.

About three years ago, and it drove Hera pretty wild, trying to find a substitute in a hurry.

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