NASA's Dawn spacecraft Approaches Ceres


Cratered Surface of Ceres
PIA18924
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA


NASA's Dawn spacecraft is approaching the dwarf planet Ceres and is scheduled to enter orbit on Friday March 6 2015. This will be the first time a probe has entered orbit around a dwarf planet. We can expect to learn allot over the next few months.

 See: NASA's Dawn Mission Pre- Close Approach News Briefing

Ceres in Half Shadow
PIA19310
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

 

 

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