Vesta is the second largest dwarf planet in the asteroid belt after Ceres. Its mean diameter is 530 kilometres or 330 miles.
Vesta in science fictionEdit
- Isaac Asimov's 1938 short story Marooned Off Vesta
- NASA Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Asteroid Vesta — A Space First Tariq Malik. Space.com. July 17, 2011
- A Howardite-Eucrite-Diogenite (HED) Meteorite Compendium: Summarizing Samples of ASteroid 4 Vesta in Preparation for the Dawn Mission Science Fiction Forum March 2, 2011
- Rocketpunk Manifesto