Destination Dwarf Planet - The Dawn Mission Nears Ceres

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Mar. 2-2015 NASA's Dawn mission will arrive at Ceres on March 6, 2015, and will be the first spacecraft to explore a dwarf planet. Ceres is the largest body in the main asteroid belt. At the time of its discovery in 1801 it was considered a planet and later demoted.

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