Dawn Spacecraft's Farewell Portrait of Giant Asteroid Vesta

  • Released Wednesday, November 5, 2014
  • Updated Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 8:52AM
  • ID: 30525

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.


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