TORONTO, March 5, 2015 – Tomorrow, March 6, history will be made when NASA spacecraft Dawn enters orbit around dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the Main Asteroid Belt. The ion-propelled spacecraft not only will unravel many mysteries of this 1,000 km diameter world, but it will also become the first spacecraft ever to orbit two solar system objects outside the Earth-Moon system.
York University Professor Paul Delaney, senior lecturer of physics and astronomy in the Faculty of Science is available to speak to media about Dawn’s next history-making milestone.
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