View Full Version : Dawn Takes up Residence in Asteroid Belt

2009-Nov-16, 07:50 PM
The Dawn spacecraft – which is on a course to study the asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres – has taken up permanent residence in the asteroid belt as of November 13th. Dawn is officially the first human-made object to become a part of the asteroid belt, which is sandwiched between the orbits of Mars [...]

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2009-Nov-16, 09:12 PM
Cool. I cant wait to see the first close up looks at some large asteroids.

2010-Sep-17, 07:01 AM
302 days left to rendezvous -

DAWN (http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/)