Target: Ceres Mission: Dawn ID#: PIA17650
On the Way to Ceres (Artist Concept)
This artist's concept shows NASA's Dawn spacecraft heading toward the dwarf planet Ceres. When Dawn arrives, it will be the first spacecraft to go into orbit around two destinations in our solar system beyond Earth.
Target: Ceres Mission: Dawn Spacecraft: Dawn ID#: PIA17479
Closing in on Ceres
NASA's Dawn spacecraft will be getting an up-close look at the dwarf planet Ceres starting in late March or the beginning of April 2015. This graphic shows the science-gathering orbits planned for the spacecraft.