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With Dawn to Ceres and Vesta

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With Dawn to Ceres and Vesta
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Dawn (pictured here in an artist's impression) will be the first mission to orbit two distinct bodies in the Solar System. Dawn reaches asteroid Vesta in August 2011.

In May 2012 Dawn begins a further three-year, 1.6 million kilometre journey to asteroid Ceres.

Credit: NASA
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