ceres

Phenomenal New View of Ceres ‘Lonely Mountain’ Reveals Signs of Volcanic Activity

An amazing new view of Ceres' Ahuna Mons reveals it as a towering volcanic dome likely composed of salty mud.…

6 years ago

How Long Does it Take to get to the Asteroid Belt?

Just how long would it take to get to the Asteroid Belt, in the event that we want to start…

6 years ago

Large Impact Craters on Ceres Have Gone Missing

Scientists have found a bit of a mystery at the dwarf planet Ceres. In the rough and tumble environment of…

6 years ago

NASA Approves New Horizons Extended KBO Mission, Keeps Dawn at Ceres

In an ‘Independence Day’ gift to a slew of US planetary research scientists, NASA has granted approval to nine ongoing…

6 years ago

How Do We Terraform Ceres?

It is possible that we could someday transform Ceres, the largest object in the Asteroid Belt, to make it friendly…

7 years ago

Dawn Just Wants To Make All The Other Probes Look Bad

The team in charge of NASA's Dawn mission have asked to extend the spacecraft's journey to a third destination.

7 years ago

Best NASA Images Yet Of Ceres’ Brightest Spot

New images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal spectacular new details in Ceres' intriguing "bright spots".

7 years ago

The Bright Spots on Ceres are Blinking

All right, maybe not blinking like a flashlight (or a beacon on the tippity-top of a communication tower—don't even start that…

7 years ago

Flyover Video of Ceres Shows the Grandeur of Space Exploration

Wow. This video will knock your socks off ... at least it did mine. This new flyover video of Ceres…

7 years ago

Dawn Unveils New Bright Features on Ceres in Striking Close-Ups

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has unveiled a new patch of intriguing bright features in the most recent series of striking close-up…

7 years ago