A 4-mile-high mountain on dwarf planet Ceres comes into focus as the Dawn spacecraft scoots up close for its most detailed images yet.
Rumors of an Earth-shattering asteroid impact scheduled for September are blown off course by NASA applying science to the fear-mongering.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds that the largest object in the asteroid belt is also a huge mystery, as the craft takes a closer look.
Nichelle Nichols, the actress who played Lt. Nyota Uhura on "Star Trek," is going back to space. Sort of. She'll take part in a NASA image-capturing flight in September.
The geological features on dwarf planet Ceres are now named after agricultural gods and goddesses, while we're still waiting to hear about the sci-fi names chosen for features of Pluto's moon.
Dwarf planet Ceres gets weirder as NASA's Dawn spacecraft gets closer. Check out the latest shots from the cosmic paparazzi.
After hibernating through winter and spring, the Philae probe is finally awake and could be ready to resume experiments soon.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft cozies up to the fascinating dwarf planet Ceres and sends back the best look yet at its oddball bright spots.
A recently released ESA image shows large lakes of blue on the surface of the Red Planet. Or does it?
Dawn has taken the closest pictures yet of the dwarf planet and started to illuminate the nature of its most glaring mystery.