Asteroid Belt, Ceres, Dawn
17 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study from Brown University, it appears Ceres has more organic molecules on its surface than previously thought
28 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Two new studies produced by the Dawn mission team have shown that the protoplanet may have once had an ocean, the remnants of which are likely in its interior today.
20 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, with the support of NASA, has found evidence of subsurface ice on Vesta.
25 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from a team of British and French physicists presents a concept for plasma thrusters that are both lighter and more energy-efficient.
Ceres, Dawn, Geology, News
18 Apr , 2017 by Evan Gough
Researchers studying landslide on the surface of Ceres have noticed one with a distinctly Bart Simpson-like appearance.
Astronomy, Ceres, Extraterrestrial
17 Feb , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of scientists uses data provided by the Dawn probe to show that conditions favorable to life could exist on Ceres
Astronomy, Ceres, Dawn
15 Dec , 2016 by Matt Williams
A series of new studies show that Ceres is a lot more icy than previously thought, which also points towards there being liquid water beneath its surface.
Asteroids, Astronomy, Missions
10 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
Just how long would it take to get to the Asteroid Belt, in the event that we want to start sending spacecraft there on a regular basis?
Between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, at a distance of between 1.2 and 2.2 AUs from Earth, lies the Solar System’s Main Asteroid Belt
5 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
It is possible that we could someday transform Ceres, the largest object in the Asteroid Belt, to make it friendly for human habitation?
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