NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is on its way to Ceres



NASA's Dawn spacecraft has departed the giant asteroid Vesta, setting sail 
for a two-and-a-half-year journey to the dwarf planet Ceres.


NASA's Dawn prepares to set sail for Ceres


NASA's Dawn spacecraft remains on track to become the first probe to orbit and study two distant solar system locations.



NASA gets up close and personal with Vesta asteroid

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has successfully maneuvered into its closest orbit around the giant asteroid Vesta. 



Dawn spacecraft to reach giant asteroid today

Today, after a four-year journey, NASA's Dawn spacecraft will go into orbit around the asteroid Vesta, where it will stay and make observations for a year.