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Buried treasures in the asteroid belt - A German camera on the Dawn space probe is providing fundamental information on the formation of planets from Vesta and Ceres

26 Sep 2017, 09:15 UTC
Buried treasures in the asteroid belt - A German camera on the Dawn space probe is providing fundamental information on the formation of planets from Vesta and Ceres

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Ten years ago, NASA's Dawn space probe embarked on a mission destined to become one of the most exciting and scientifically productive in the history of the unmanned exploration of the Solar System. Dawn has explored two of the largest bodies in the asteroid belt: the asteroid Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres.

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