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Dawn Probe Discovers Water Ice in Ceres’ Polar Region The Herschel Telescope and the Dawn Spacecraft have observed the release of water vapor from Ceres and the Dawn Spacecraft has discovered water ice in Ceres’ polar region. The American Dawn space probe has been orbiting the asteroid Ceres between Mars and Jupiter since March 2015. Thanks to the two identical onboard cameras from the […] The post Dawn Probe Discovers Water Ice in Ceres’ Polar Region appeared first on SciTech ..

A history of protoplanets Vesta and Ceres and missions associated with the Dawn spacecraft.

New Image of Ceres from NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft views the shadowy, cratered terrain of Ceres in a dramatic new view of the dwarf planet. Dawn snapped this image on October 16, from its fifth science orbit, in which the angle of the sun was different from that in previous orbits. Dawn was about 920 miles (1,480 kilometers) above Ceres when […] The post New Image of Ceres from NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft appeared first on SciTech Daily . http://scitechdaily.co..

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Maps the Surface of Ceres

Image of Ceres by the Dawn spacecraft on April 24-26, 2015

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has entered an approach phase in which it will continue to close in on Ceres, a Texas-sized dwarf planet never before visited by a spacecraft.

Soar Over Ceres With New Images From the Dawn Spacecraft

The dwarf planet Ceres still holds pockets of ice from billions of years ago, new observations by NASA's Dawn spacecraft show.

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Maps the Surface of Ceres

Dawn arrived at the giant asteroid Vesta in 2011 and spent 14 months orbiting and studying the protoplanet. Vesta is the third largest object in the asteroid belt.