Planets and Moons  ID: 30525

Dawn Spacecraft's Farewell Portrait of Giant Asteroid Vesta

This simulated flight over Vesta takes the viewer over some of the most intriguing landmarks on the giant asteroid, seen up-close for the first time by NASA's Dawn spacecraft.
This animation is based on images taken by Dawn's framing cameras from 2011 to 2012.
Colors have been enhanced.

For More Information

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/video/details.php?id=1132

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/podcasting/dawn20120830.html


Credits

Marit Jentoft-Nilsen: Technical Support
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

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Mission:
Dawn

Keywords:
SVS >> Asteroid
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
SVS >> Vesta
SVS >> Dawn