Tag Archives: Asteroid

Dwarf Planet Ceres in Dawn HD

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/JPL Dawn spacecraft. This is getting good!  You want better than Hubble images of Dwarf Planet Ceres, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft brings you better than Hubble images of Ceres.  This image was captured on February 12, 2015 … Continue reading

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THE DAWN OF A NEW UNDERSTANDING IS UPON US

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Below you will find many related links including NASA/JPL live Dawn tracker, Dawn Image galleries and a live Ceres tracker. See that image? That’s the best image we have of the one … Continue reading

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JAXA READIES SECOND MISSION TO LAND ON AN ASTEROID AND RETURN SAMPLES

Image Credit & Copyright: JAXA of H-IIA F21 (image P100006742).  See below for launch, mission and rocket information to include many links. Saturday, November 29 at 23:24 EST (04:24 UTC on the 30th) the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will … Continue reading

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ROSETTA: THE LONG AWAITED ARRIVAL TO COMET 67P “CHERRY-GERRY” IS OVER.

Image Credit & Copyright: ESA/Rosetta MPS for OSIRIS Team.  Check below for an unnecessary number of links to include mission timelines and real time tracking of 67P and Rosetta. Here’s the latest image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko “Cherry-Gerry or just 67P” … Continue reading

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THE DAWN SPACECRAFT READIES FOR ITS ENCOUNTER W’ A ROMAN GODDESS

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Below you will find many related links including NASA/JPL live DAWN tracker, DAWN Image galleries and a live Ceres and Vesta tracker. See that image? That’s the best image we have of … Continue reading

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CERES & VESTA REACH OPPOSITION THIS MONTH

CERES & VESTA REACH OPPOSITION THIS MONTH Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Dawn spacecraft photo of Vesta and NASA/ESA Hubble photo of Ceres: CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and detailed links with finder charts etc. … Continue reading

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Neil Degrasse Tyson and the 9 Year Old.

Here’s Neil Degrasse Tyson in discussion with a 9 year old boy about asteroid physics and deflection. It’s a short video with great content and it highlights one of the aspects to Dr. Tyson that make him a hero to … Continue reading

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