Happy Pluto demotion day!…
Flowing glaciers and a spooky silhouette comprise the latest highlights from the New Horizons mission to Pluto.
By Megan Crigger
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…
Gas tails and Nepalese landmarks are just some of the latest updates from NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto.
By Corinne Segal
As NASA's spacecraft / reached Pluto this week, poets / on Twitter received / a challenge: to write / new Pluto-inspired verse / in #PlutoHaiku.
Today, NASA released the first ever close-up photographs of Pluto. The images showed icy mountains and a mysterious pale patch shaped like a heart. Judy Woodruff speaks to science correspondent Miles O’Brien about what we have learned about Pluto so…
By Jenny Marder
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.
By PBS NewsHour
Soon, some of the mystery surrounding Pluto, the distant dwarf planet, will be lifted. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, speeding through space for almost a decade on a mission to capture a myriad of data, is believed to have finally made…
As the world awaits data from Pluto, NASA has released this most detailed image yet, which shows a stunning heart-shaped featured on the Pluto's surface. New Horizon's zipped by Pluto just before 8 am ET this morning.
Two days after briefly losing communication with the New Horizons spacecraft as it sped toward the dwarf planet Pluto, the probe’s operators say they understand the root cause of what happened and have taken steps to resume full operations.
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