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Dawn Journal: Ceres' Deepening Mysteries
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2015/02/25 02:00 CST | 15 comments
Even as we discover more about Ceres, some mysteries only deepen. Mission Director Marc Rayman gives an update on Dawn as it moves ever closer to its next target.
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Dawn Journal: Closing in on Ceres
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2015/01/30 08:31 CST | 7 comments
Dawn's chief engineer Marc Rayman gives an update on the mission as it gets ever closer to its next target: The dwarf planet Ceres.
Dawn Journal: History of Ceres
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/12/29 01:25 CST | 14 comments
As Dawn looks toward the new world of Ceres, Mission Director Marc Rayman looks back on Ceres' discovery.
Dawn Journal: Looking Ahead at Ceres
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/12/01 02:51 CST | 1 comment
This month, Marc Rayman looks ahead to some upcoming activities for Dawn as it approaches the dwarf planet Ceres.
Dawn Journal: Ion thrusting (or not)
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/11/02 02:30 CST | 8 comments
Marc Rayman gives the latest update on the Dawn mission, focusing this time on the performance of its ion propulsion system.
Dawn Journal: 7 Years of Interplanetary Travel
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/09/27 07:43 CDT | 6 comments
Marc Rayman gives us an update on the Dawn mission, heading to Ceres, on the 7th anniversary of its launch.
Dawn Journal: From HAMO to LAMO and Beyond
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/09/02 06:40 CDT | 10 comments
Marc Rayman updates us on the Dawn mission, its plans from high to low altitude mapping orbits at Ceres, and what the intrepid spacecraft will pursue next.
Dawn Journal: Not-So-Quiet Cruise
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/08/01 05:35 CDT | 13 comments
Dawn's Mission Director updates us on the status of the mission, and tells us what Dawn and Star Wars have in common.
Dawn Journal: HAMO at Ceres
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/07/01 11:34 CDT | 9 comments
Dawn's chief engineer and mission director Marc Rayman gives an overview of the plan for the penultimate orbital phase at Ceres, the “high altitude mapping orbit” (HAMO).
Dawn Journal: Survey Orbit at Ceres
Posted by Marc Rayman on 2014/06/03 09:59 CDT | 2 comments
This month Dawn's mission director Marc Rayman continues the preview of how Dawn will explore Ceres, this time in its survey orbit.
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