Dawn by the Numbers

A look at the Dawn mission to Vesta and Ceres—representing some of its impressive achievements numerically.

Dawn Mission Timeline Infographic

Dawn Exploring New Worlds - Mission Timeline

Electromagnetic Spectrum Infographic

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Path of Dawn

Dawn Mission to Ceres & Vesta

See the path that the Dawn spacecraft has taken.

2012 Mission Timeline

Dawn Mission Success 2012

Ion Propulsion Infographic

Anatomy of an Ion Engine

Dawn's futuristic, hyper-efficient ion propulsion system allows Dawn to go into orbit around two different solar system bodies, a first for any spacecraft.

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