Tag: Dawn Mission

Lucy will help Scientists to determine the Early History of our Solar System

Lucy will help Scientists to determine the Early History of our Solar System

One of the most ambitious missions of NASA is ready to explore two groups of asteroids. The first mission to Jupiter, in history, is set to start in early 2021. It will study two groups of asteroids named the L4 Trojan Cloud and the L5 Trojan Cloud. Lucy is designed to use the orbit of…

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Astronomers Added Some Serious Value to a Future Pluto Orbiter Mission

Astronomers Added Some Serious Value to a Future Pluto Orbiter Mission

Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute have pointed towards a lot of secrets that the future missions to Pluto would like to unveil. The first up-close look at Pluto laid the groundwork for plans of future Pluto orbiter mission due to the intriguing and impelling discoveries made from it. The images and data collected from…

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Huge Ice Volcanoes take place on Ceres Every Year

Huge Ice Volcanoes take place on Ceres Every Year

Researchers from the University of Arizona solved the mystery about the missing mountains of Ceres. Giuseppe Piazzi of the Palermo Astronomical Observatory was the name behind the discovery of Ceres, the first asteroid ever located by astronomers. He made this historic detection on 1st January 1801. At the time of this finding, Ceres was given…

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NASA’s Dawn Mission is coming to its End

NASA’s Dawn Mission is coming to its End

The Dawn Mission revolutionized the field of Planetary Science through its breathtaking imagery and engineering feats. Dawn was launched by NASA in September 2007 with the intentions of studying 2 of the 3 known protoplanets (Ceres and Vesta) of the asteroid belt. The launch was executed from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as a…

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