Dawn spacecraft looks for life on Ceres

RT report looks at the upcoming exploration by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft which is approaching the dwarf planet Ceres (named after the Roman goddess of agriculture). Located in the asteroid belt, this 950 km wide body of rock and ice was previously categorized as an asteroid. Dawn will try to learn more about Ceres, which up till now¬† has been a bit of a mysterious dwarf planet, including looking for any signs of (previous microbial) life.

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