A Discovery class space probe to the asteroid belt.
|Feature Map (2016-01-06)|
Dawn is a space probe, launched in 2007, to investigate (4) Vesta and (1) Ceres, the fourth and first in size of bodies located in a region known as the Asteroid Belt. As of this writing (2015-12-21), Dawn is currently in its final orbital altitude and mapping phase above Ceres at approximately 375km (233mi) above the surface. This phase is known as the Low Altitude Mapping orbit (LAMO).
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