- Written by Erik Vermaat
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Many spacecraft are active in the Solar system at present, some in orbit around their targets, some driving around on its surface, some still on their way. Two robots in particular which are still speeding towards their targets, are going to make the biggest headlines this year. This will give us close up views and many details of two Solar system objects that we know almost nothing about, apart from a few vague images. These are two Dwarf Planets that are representative and therefore crucial to our understanding of the make-up of the Solar system, and especially of its formation history. We cannot wait...