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Dawn Journal: Maneuvering Around Ceres

Marc Rayman • March 03, 2014 • 2

Continuing its daring mission to explore some of the last uncharted worlds in the inner solar system, Dawn remains on course and on schedule for its rendezvous with dwarf planet Ceres next year.

A Spin Through the Inner Solar System

Bill Dunford • February 24, 2014 • 1

Animated maps of the planets show the spheres in motion.

Dawn Journal: Onward to Ceres

Marc Rayman • February 01, 2014 • 4

The majority of Dawn's time in the Ceres approach phase will be devoted to continuing ion-powered flight. Let’s take another look at how this remarkable technology is used to deliver the adventurer to the desired orbit around Ceres.

Dawn Journal: Planning for the Ceres Approach Phase

Marc Rayman • January 01, 2014 • 4

Now more than halfway through its journey from protoplanet Vesta to dwarf planet Ceres, Dawn is continuing to use its advanced ion propulsion system to reshape its orbit around the sun. Now that the ship is closer to the uncharted shores ahead than the lands it unveiled astern, we will begin looking at the plans for exploring another alien world.

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