A new video taken by a NASA spacecraft shows the vast asteroid Vesta, the second-biggest in the asteroid belt, in dazzlingly bright colours. The video shows the planet spinning around as it transforms into psychedelic purple and green hues with trance-like music providing the soundtrack.The effect was created by putting high resolution colour images, taken by NASA’s satellite Dawn over a 3D model of Vesta, officials explained.
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
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is now the first probe ever to enter orbit around an object in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Dawn will study the asteroid, named Vesta, for a year before departing for a second destination, ... Read Post