By Cresswell McCoy WATCH RELATED VIDEO Submit IN SPACE JULY 24: In this handout from NASA, the giant asteroid Vesta is seen in an image taken from the NASA Dawn spacecraft about 3,200 miles above the surface July 24, 2011 in Space. The Dawn spacecraft slipped into orbit around the asteroid on July 15, and for the next year will gather pictures and information. It will then travel to the asteroid Ceres, arriving in 2015. Advertisement © 2017 HNGN, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission. Advertisement 0 COMMENTS CLOSE COMMENT Get HNGN's Top Stories Newsletter Everyweek You have already subscribed. Thank you.