Dawn News


Mission Press Releases

  • Dawn Reveals Secrets of Giant Asteroid Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Posted on: 4/25/2012 6:08:24 PM PDT

  • Dawn Gets Extra Time to Explore Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Posted on: 4/19/2012 1:42:58 AM PDT

  • Dawn Sees New Surface Features on Asteroid Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Posted on: 3/21/2012 6:17:47 PM PDT

  • Dawn Offers First Look at Giant Asteroid's Chemistry
    Planetary Science Institute - Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Posted on: 1/19/2012 6:23:09 PM PDT

  • Dawn Obtains First Low Altitude Images of Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Posted on: 12/21/2011 6:38:44 PM PDT

  • NASA's Dawn Spirals Down to Lowest Orbit
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, December 12, 2011
    Posted on: 12/13/2011 2:33:43 AM PDT

  • New NASA Dawn Visuals Show Vesta's 'Color Palette'
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Posted on: 12/6/2011 6:01:46 PM PDT

  • Dawn Soars Over Asteroid Vesta in 3-D
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, December 2, 2011
    Posted on: 12/2/2011 12:26:08 PM PDT

  • NASA's Dawn Team Presents Early Science Results
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Posted on: 10/12/2011 9:51:40 PM PDT

  • Latest Results from NASA's Dawn at Vesta
    Europlanet - Monday, October 3, 2011
    Posted on: 10/3/2011 7:04:34 PM PDT

  • NASA's Asteroid Photographer Beams Back Science Data
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, August 11, 2011
    Posted on: 8/11/2011 8:14:20 PM PDT

  • NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Begins Science Orbits of Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, August 1, 2011
    Posted on: 8/1/2011 6:55:35 PM PDT

  • NASA To Unveil Full-Frame Image Of Vesta At News Conference
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Posted on: 7/27/2011 6:44:55 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Spacecraft Returns Close-Up Image of Asteroid Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, July 18, 2011
    Posted on: 7/18/2011 7:25:24 PM PDT

  • NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Asteroid Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Sunday, July 17, 2011
    Posted on: 7/17/2011 1:36:47 PM PDT

  • Dawn Spacecraft to Enter Orbit Around Asteroid Vesta on July 15
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, July 14, 2011
    Posted on: 7/14/2011 2:47:41 PM PDT

  • Dawn Nears Start of Year-Long Stay at Giant Asteroid Vesta
    NASA HQ - Friday, June 24, 2011
    Posted on: 6/24/2011 3:01:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Briefing To Preview Dawn Visit to Large Asteroid Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, June 20, 2011
    Posted on: 6/20/2011 6:36:10 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Spacecraft Captures First Image Of Nearing Asteroid
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Posted on: 5/11/2011 6:21:05 PM PDT

  • Dawn Spacecraft Reaches Milestone Approaching Asteroid Vesta
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Posted on: 5/3/2011 7:46:02 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA PDS Dawn Framing Camera Data Release
    Planetary Science Institute - August 18, 2013
    Posted on: 8/18/2013 9:43:32 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal July 29, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 29, 2013
    Posted on: 8/6/2013 1:49:43 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal June 30, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 30, 2013
    Posted on: 7/5/2013 1:53:36 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal May 31, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 3, 2013
    Posted on: 6/4/2013 12:06:02 AM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal April 30, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - May 3, 2013
    Posted on: 5/4/2013 12:41:47 AM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Status Report March 29, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - March 31, 2013
    Posted on: 3/31/2013 5:13:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal - February 28, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - March 4, 2013
    Posted on: 3/4/2013 5:43:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal January 30, 2013
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - February 12, 2013
    Posted on: 2/13/2013 3:51:29 AM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal December 31, 2012
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 3, 2013
    Posted on: 1/3/2013 5:10:35 PM PDT

  • Dawn Journal November 30, 2012
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - December 7, 2012
    Posted on: 12/7/2012 6:27:22 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal October 31, 2012
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - November 2, 2012
    Posted on: 11/2/2012 3:35:54 PM PDT

  • Dawn Image of Asteroid Vesta: Arruntia crater
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 6, 2012
    Posted on: 9/6/2012 1:14:16 PM PDT

  • Dawn Image of Vesta: Octavia Crater
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 4, 2012
    Posted on: 9/4/2012 2:42:00 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Image: Publicia Crater
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 31, 2012
    Posted on: 8/31/2012 2:39:22 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Mission Status Report 14 August 2012
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 14, 2012
    Posted on: 8/14/2012 7:02:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Status Report 25 July 2012
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 28, 2012
    Posted on: 7/29/2012 1:46:03 AM PDT

  • Dawn Journal June 30, 2012
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 7, 2012
    Posted on: 7/7/2012 8:14:25 PM PDT

  • Dawn Easing into its Final Science Orbit
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 19, 2012
    Posted on: 6/19/2012 4:10:37 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal May 31, 2012
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 12, 2012
    Posted on: 6/12/2012 10:33:49 PM PDT

  • Dawn Image of Asteroid Vesta: Aquilia Crater
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 11, 2012
    Posted on: 6/12/2012 1:38:50 AM PDT