Dawn To Take Another Close Look At Curious Ceres

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA’s long-running Dawn mission has received a second extension, one intended to foster low-altitude observations of Ceres during the Texas-sized main belt asteroid's closest approach to the Sun in April 2018. The close pass is intriguing because it might coincide with the emergence of a...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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