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The Dawn orbiter was the first orbiter to use ion propulsion, allowing it to enter the orbit of multiple objects. It orbited Vesta then Ceres, where its mission ended in 2017.

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by | November 1, 2015

While the Cassini spacecraft is busy transmitting images of it’s recent fly through of the water geysers of Saturn’s moon Enceladus (Saturn’s Geyser Moon Shines in Close Flyby Views), the New Horizons probe explores the Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt (New Horizons: The First Mission to the Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt), NASA’s Opportunity Mars… Read more »