Here are some highlights from its journey
Dawn spacecraft discovers organic materials on its surface
What other mysteries could this dwarf planet hold?
Our best view yet of the dwarf planet's mysterious bright splotches
See spot shine
Why is it so shiny?
The spacecraft is finally leaving the asteroid's dark side. Let the science begin!
An interview with Keri Bean, NASA engineer and R2D2's best friend
Blame it on the dark side
Clearly its planet-destroying superlaser is just firing up
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