Spacecraft Dawn up close at dwarf planet Ceres [link]

Dawn misson pages have plenty to explore. Only some highlights are included here below.

Dawn NASA mission home page [link]

Dawn NASA's JPL mission home page [link]

(For help nanigating NASA sites see this [link])

Dawn has been orbiting Ceres for months. The latest up-close photos are striking:

Dawn at Ceres [video link]

Dawn is an experimental spacecraft using novel ion propulsion:

Dawn ion propulsion [video link]

Recently Dawn saw on Ceres permanent shadows which might harbor water ice. Dawn's mission was recently (Jul 2016) extended so this can be explored further.

Shadows [video link]

More about the shadows and other Dawn news [link]