PIA19376: Dawn Spacecraft


Dawn Spacecraft

Caption:

Artist's rendition of NASA's Dawn spacecraft, part of the Mission Art series.

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
System
Target Type Asteroid
Mission Dawn
Instrument Host
Host Type
Instrument
Detector
Extra Keywords Artwork, Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2007-01-01
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/McREL
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19376
Identifier PIA19376