The Dawn mission that has visited 2 asteroids, Vesta and Ceres is drawing to a close after 11 years. Dawn is the only spacecraft to have travelled to two bodies under it’s own power rather than using gravity assistance.
This amazing spacecraft brought us stunning images of Ceres, with it’s infamous bright spot that initially baffled the world and even brought speculation of alien activity will soon fall silent.
It’s supply of Hydrazine that powers the craft will run out in September, after which it will orbit Ceres for decades. Read more here:
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