First global geologic map of asteroid Vesta reveals history of large impacts
First global geologic map of asteroid Vesta reveals history of large impacts

The Scientists have recently created the first global geologic and tectonic map of asteroid Vesta, which helped them reveal the history of large impacts.

Asteroid Vesta`s weathering unlike other space bodies

Data from NASA’s Dawn mission has revealed that the giant asteroid Vesta is constantly stirring its outermost layer to present a young face.

Origin of enormous troughs on giant asteroid Vesta revealed

Scientists have been trying to determine the origin of unusual troughs on asteroid Vesta since their discovery just last year.

NASA`s Dawn spacecraft to leave giant asteroid Vesta for dwarf planet

NASA`s Dawn spacecraft is set to become the first probe to orbit and study two distant solar system destinations.

Asteroid has mountain 3 times bigger than Everest

A newly-released image from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft shows a mountain three times as high as Mt Everest, in the south polar region of the giant asteroid Vesta.

Scientists stunned by surface of asteroid Vesta

The first close-up pics of asteroid Vesta reveal a northern hemisphere littered with craters including a trio nicknamed "Snowman" and a smoother southern half.

NASA spacecraft orbiting asteroid Vesta

NASA`s Dawn spacecraft was captured into orbit around the massive asteroid Vesta after a 1.7 billion-mile journey and is preparing to begin a study of a surface.

Dawn spacecraft enters asteroid Vesta`s orbit

The US spacecraft Dawn has for the first time entered the orbit of Vesta, one of the largest asteroids in the solar system.