It’s No Seven-Year Itch for Dawn: The Dwarf Planet Awaits

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. This illustration shows landmarks on Dawn’s voyage. After leaving Earth, the spacecraft flew past Mars to the giant protoplanet Vesta, where it spent 14 […]...

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