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Ice Crater or Alien City? Ceres Bright Spots Puzzling Still as Dawn Moves Closer (Photos, Video)

Astro-physicists have been waiting for months to unravel the mystery of bright lights on asteroid Ceres and the Dawn spacecraft that is inching closer to its surface is still far from resolving puzzle. Located between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres has its visitor from Earth, NASA’s dawn mission to take the first glimpse and send pictures of the dwarf planet. While ...

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What’s NASA Spacecraft DAWN up to in Ceres Orbit?

It’s more than a month since the rendezvous of NASA’s DAWN spacecraft reaching the gravitational orbit of the dwarf planet Ceres between Jupiter and Mars happened. NASA said the spacecraft has performed flawlessly, continuing to thrust with its ion engine as planned and that all its computer systems and observation instruments are in excellent health, despite the fact that the ...

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