Dawn: A Journey To The Beginning Of The Solar System

NASA’s ion-driven spacecraft Dawn is on schedule to begin its orbit around Vesta July 16.  Vesta is an asteroid in the asteroid belt.  The asteroid belt is between Mars and Jupiter. Dawn is scheduled for a year orbit before it moves on to orbit Ceres.  Ceres may be classified as a dwarf planet. Based on … Continue reading Dawn: A Journey To The Beginning Of The Solar System