Dawn

11.02.18
NASA says goodbye to its Dawn spacecraft after 11 years of service
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NASA says goodbye to its Dawn spacecraft after 11 years of service

Dawn investigated two asteroid belt bodies during its mission.

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07.03.18
NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes a close-up of Ceres' brightest spot
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes a close-up of Ceres' brightest spot

The spacecraft is now in its final orbit.

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02.17.17
Dawn probe spots organic materials on dwarf planet Ceres
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Dawn probe spots organic materials on dwarf planet Ceres

NASA scientists also believe they're native to the dwarf planet.

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12.16.16
Dwarf planet Ceres is 'oozing' with water
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Dwarf planet Ceres is 'oozing' with water

It's got more water (by weight) than Earth, and has the ice volcanoes to prove it.

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11.23.16
NASA says Ceres' brightest crater is made of salt
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NASA says Ceres' brightest crater is made of salt

The material was left behind by liquid that seeped from underground.

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01.13.16
NASA's closest-ever Ceres photos reveal more odd shapes
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NASA's closest-ever Ceres photos reveal more odd shapes

The dwarf planet is pretty, but still mysterious.

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08.25.15
NASA's latest Ceres photo shows a strange, conical mountain
08.25.15

NASA's latest Ceres photo shows a strange, conical mountain

NASA just got its closest photos of Ceres, and an odd mountain on the dwarf planet raises more questions than it solves.

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06.08.15
NASA shows what it would be like to fly over Ceres
06.08.15

NASA shows what it would be like to fly over Ceres

Humans might not fly over the dwarf planet Ceres any time soon, but that doesn't mean you have to...

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04.17.15
Dawn spacecraft captures a sunlit Ceres on cam
04.17.15

Dawn spacecraft captures a sunlit Ceres on cam

The Dawn spacecraft has recently captured the sharpest pictures of Ceres to date, showing the dwar...

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