Dawn mission – Gazing into the early days of our galaxy
A journey to the beginnings of the Solar System
The Dawn mission

Dawn - Mission to Vesta and Ceres

The Dawn mission was launched on 27 September 2007. The objective of the mission is the most thorough investigation of the asteroids Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres. With Dawn, researchers expect to find out what happened during the first few millions of years after the planets were formed.