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Dawn gets the lowdown on Vesta

New images from NASA’s Dawn mission are allowing scientists to peel back the layers of giant asteroid Vesta and find out more about this asteroid. Dawn gets the lowdown on Vesta is a post from: Skymania News and Guide [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveals secrets of giant asteroid Vesta

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Findings from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal new details about the giant asteroid Vesta, including its varied surface composition, sharp temperature changes and clues to its internal structure. The findings will help scientists bette... Read Post

Dawn mission gets Vesta asteroid target practice

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

In the lead-up to orbiting the second most massive body in the asteroid belt this coming July, planners of NASA's Dawn mission to the giant asteroid Vesta and scientists have been practicing mapping Vesta's surface, producing still ... Read Post

What is creating gullies on giant asteroid Vesta?

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

In a preliminary analysis of images from NASA's Dawn mission, scientists have spotted intriguing gullies that sculpt the walls of geologically young craters on the giant asteroid Vesta. The scientists have found narrow channels of t... Read Post


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