Dawn Is On Its Way

NASA Dawn Mission to Vesta and Ceres Launched

"A four-year, 1.8 billion-mile flight to asteroid Vesta started with the rumble and roar of a Delta II rocket Sept. 27 that hurtled the Dawn spacecraft off a launch pad in Florida and into space."

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Dawn Mission for NASA, ULA

"Following a nominal one hour and two minute flight, the rocket deployed the spacecraft on its eight-year mission to study Ceres and Vesta, two asteroids residing in the vast asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter."

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