Dawn Spacecraft

NASA Is Now In Orbit Around A Dwarf Planet

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has arrived in orbit around Ceres, the largest dwarf planet in the asteroid belt. The space agency said that the craft was n...

Dawn Spacecraft Arrives At Ceres: New Pictures Of The Largest Almost-Planet In The Asteroid Belt

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is about to make an historic rendezvous with the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jup...

Pluto Might Become A Planet Again

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech

Two NASA missions in 2015 might see the number of official planets jump from eight to 10 — and yes, that could mean a comeback for Pluto. NASA's ...

Is This An Asteroid Or A Planet? Well...

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

NASA’s ‘Dawn’ spacecraft is getting ever closer to the dwarf planet Ceres - and the pictures it’s sending back are growing more amazing by the...

It's Dawn On Dwarf Planet Ceres

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

The object below is not a planet. Or a moon. Or an asteroid. It's sort of all three at once. Officially known as a dwarf planet, Ceres is the la...

'Unexplained' Gullies On Giant Asteroid Appear To Be Carved By Water

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Tech

Giant gullies found on the asteroid Vesta look as if they were created by liquid water, Nasa scientists have said. The evidence has left researcher...