For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA’s Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun. Read more at NASA.
The Dawn spacecraft has started orbiting Ceres, the largest-known body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, taking “close-up” images that scientists hope will reveal the mystery of a pair of bright spots on the dwarf planet – http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/mar/06/dawn-starts-to-orbit-ceres-in-mission-to-photograph-dwarf-planet
More on the Dawn Mission here – https://plus.google.com/+dawnmission/posts