Thursday, September 6, 2012

Question 72: 06 September 2012 (Week 36)

Q72: Which is next target of Dawn spacecraft?

Hint: Dawn


Sourav said...

dwarf planet Ceres

Gurpreet Singh said...

Dawn was the first spacecraft to visit Vesta
Its next mission will be to visit Ceres. It may also be the first spacecraft to orbit two separate extraterrestrial bodies, using ion thrusters to travel between its targets.
Dawn left Vesta on 5th Sep. 2012, and headed to Ceres, which it is scheduled to reach in February 2015