Shortly after the July 14 flyby of Pluto and its moons, we spoke with three members of the New Horizons mission team: Alice Bowman, the mission operations manager, and Cathy Olkin and Kimberly Ennico-Smith, deputy project scientists. Editor’s note: Women…

Jul 15

Earth, meet Pluto

After nine years, 3 billion miles and then 31 long hours after yesterday's historic flyby, the first richly detailed image of Pluto has been released. And it's gorgeous.