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Dawn: White spots on Ceres made of carbonates, possibly from hydrothermal activity
The latest from the Dawn spacecraft on the odd white patches on the dwarf planet Ceres in the asteroid belt: Recent Hydrothermal Activity May Explain Ceres Brightest Area The brightest area on Ceres, located in the mysterious Occator Crater, ...
 HobbySpace1 day ago
NASA's Dawn spacecraft won't be leaving dwarf planet Ceres
The Dawn probe, which has been orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres, , as the engineering team had hoped. Instead, the spacecraft will remain at Ceres, where it has been stationed for the past year. The engineering team hoped to send their probe to ...
 The Verge1 hour ago
Spaceflight Now
NASA must decide soon on Dawn mission's next act
Artist's concept of the Dawn spacecraft, with its ion propulsion system active, in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA NASA managers face a July 12 deadline to decide whether to send the Dawn spacecraft ...
 Spaceflight Now22 hours ago
NASA's DAWN mission over dwarf planet Ceres has come to an end
After traveling 3.5 billion miles, the DAWN spacecraft has reached the end of its primary mission over Ceres, a dwarf planet that sits in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Since departing in 2007, DAWN became the first vehicle to orbit two ...
 The Verge1 day ago
Dawn clocks up 1000 orbits of Ceres
Dawn is continuing to record the extraordinary sights on dwarf planet Ceres. The experienced explorer is closer to the alien world than the International Space Station is to Earth. Dawn has completed more than 1,000 orbital revolutions since ...
 Space Daily1 week ago

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