NASA will hold a news conference on Monday 1 August 2011 at 9:00 AM Phoenix time (Noon EDT) and release the first full frame images of Vesta from the framing camera.
Both NASA Television and the JPL’s website will broadcast the event. It also will be carried live on Ustream.
The news conference panelists are:
Dawn will begin intensive data collection from its four instruments beginning in early August:
After spending one year orbiting Vesta, Dawn will travel to a second destination, the dwarf planet Ceres, and arrive there in February 2015.