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Astronomy enthusiasts can now take a virtual tour of the asteroid Vesta thanks to an atlas created from images captured during the Dawn Mission’s Low Altitude Mapping Orbit (LAMO).
Scientists from NASA’s Lunar Science Institute (NLSI), along with researchers from abroad, have discovered that Earth’s own natural satellite shares a striking similarity with Vesta, and perhaps other large asteroids roaming around the Solar System.
Researchers have used three-dimensional computer simulations to reconstruct how an asteroid called Vesta collided with other asteroids twice over a billion years ago to explore the origins of our Solar System.
A new study of images from NASA's Dawn mission examines remarkable, dark-as-coal material that speckles the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
NASA launched the Dawn Mission in 2007 to study the giant asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres. New images from Vesta reveal oddities that seem almost water-like.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed data that shows protoplanet Vesta is continually stirring its outermost layer.
Scientists have determined that the second-most-massive asteroid in the solar system may have once had an active dynamo.
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