PIA19370: Dawn Mission to Vesta and Ceres Lithograph


Dawn Mission to Vesta and Ceres Lithograph

Caption:

This artist's lithograph features general information, significant dates, and interesting facts on the backabout asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres and is part of the Mission Art series from NASA's Dawn mission.

Background Info:

Dawn's mission is managed by JPL for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. Dawn is a project of the directorate's Discovery Program, managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. UCLA is responsible for overall Dawn mission science. Orbital ATK, Inc., in Dulles, Virginia, designed and built the spacecraft. The German Aerospace Center, the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, the Italian Space Agency and the Italian National Astrophysical Institute are international partners on the mission team. For a complete list of acknowledgments, see http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission .

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target 4 Vesta 1 Ceres
System Asteroid Belt
Target Type Asteroid, Dwarf Planet
Mission Dawn
Instrument Host Dawn
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument
Detector
Extra Keywords Artwork, Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2007-01-01
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19370
Identifier PIA19370