NASA's Dawn Mission Finds Young Cryovolcano on Dwarf Planet Ceres
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- Katrina Jackson
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Read the full NASA.gov story here: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/ceres-cryo-volcano
Read the full paper appearing Sep 2 in the journal Science here: [link to come]
Read the AAAS news release here: eurekalert.org
For more Ceres images and animations, visit the JPL Photojournal: photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov
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Raw Interview Clips - Dr. Ottaviano Ruesch
Interview with Dr. Ottaviano Ruesch, NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, in the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center studio.
0:00 - Ottaviano Ruesch Introduction
0:12 - Before Dawn arrived at Ceres, what did you expect to find?
0:21 - What does the shape of Ahuna Mons tell you about its formation?
0:52 - What does the brightness and color of Ahuna Mons tell you about its age?
1:08 - What are the three lines of evidence that Ahuna Mons is a young feature?
1:49 - Why were you surprised to find that Ahuna Mons is a young feature?
2:10 - How does this activity make you appreciate spacecraft exploration?
2:32 - What do you need for cryomagma?
2:58 - What makes this instance of cryovolcanism unique?
3:18 - What is Ceres' role in planetary science?
3:52 - How does dwarf planet Ceres related to dwarf planet Pluto?
4:20 - Room Tone
Raw Interview Clips - Dr. Lucy McFadden
Interview with Dr. Lucy McFadden, Planetary Scientist, in the NASA Goddar Space Flight Center Studio.
0:00 - Lucy McFadden Introduction
0:17 - What is Ceres?
0:34 - What is Dawn?
1:15 - What is Ahuna Mons?
1:49 - How do you know Ahuna Mons didn't form from an impact crater?
2:26 - What does the shape of Ahuna Mons tell you about its formation?
3:30 - What makes this instance of cryovolcanism unique?
4:40 - What is the heat source for this cryovolcano?
5:55- Room Tone
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Lisa Poje (USRA)
- Katrina Jackson (USRA)
- Lucy McFadden (UMD)
- Ottaviano Ruesch (USRA)
- Katrina Jackson (USRA) [Lead]
- Dan Gallagher (KBRwyle)
- Katrina Jackson (USRA)
- John Caldwell (AIMM)