Data from NASA’s Dawn mission has revealed that the giant asteroid Vesta is constantly stirring its outermost layer to present a young face.
Scientists have been trying to determine the origin of unusual troughs on asteroid Vesta since their discovery just last year.
NASA`s Dawn spacecraft is set to become the first probe to orbit and study two distant solar system destinations.
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.
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`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.
The US spacecraft Dawn has for the first time entered the orbit of Vesta, one of the largest asteroids in the solar system.
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