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Destination Dwarf Planet: The Dawn Mission Nears Ceres

2 Mar 2015, 08:00 UTC
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On March 6, the Dawn spacecraft will slip into orbit around Ceres, a dwarf planet located in the main asteroid belt. This mission marks the first time a dwarf planet has been visited by a spacecraft and scientists are eager to see its surface in detail. Ceres gets its name from the ancient Roman goddess of agriculture and grain crops.

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