What We've Learned from the Dawn Mission So Far

What We've Learned from the Dawn Mission So Far

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The Dawn spacecraft has been exploring the two largest objects in the asteroid belt since 2007, and here's what we've learned so far! ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan Alkhulaifi, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky Jr, Philippe von Bergen, Bella Nash, Chris Peters, Patrick D. Ashmore, Piya Shedden, Charles George ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/ https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/fs21grc.html http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aa66cd/meta http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6326/719 http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2014/10091306-what-did-dawn-learn-at-vesta.html https://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/1997/97-191.txt https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/timeline_trajectory.html http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6326/706.1 https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/journal_11_28_16 https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/pdfs/Dawn_Vesta_Ceres_Lithograph.pdf Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dawn_Flight_Configuration_2.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dawn_ignition.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ceres-Vesta-Pluto-and-Moon-size-fr.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vesta_in_natural_color.jpg https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/blog/2014/3/so-close-yet-so-far-away-dawns-trajectory-explained https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vesta-HST-Color.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rheasilvia_and_older_basin,_Vesta.jpg https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA15510 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MillbillillieMeteorite.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tatahouine_Diogenite_72g.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Howardite_QUE94200.gif https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA20183-Ceres-MapOfBrightSpots-20151210.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA20358-Ceres-DwarfPlanet-HaulaniCrater-CloseupColor-20160419.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/dawn-discovers-evidence-for-organic-material-on-ceres




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