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Pluto Base

New Horizons Mission Finds Hint of Clouds on Pluto

The New Horizons spacecraft has almost completed its 16-month dispatches, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists revealed on Tuesday.

Might not happen

New Horizons' Bid to Explore 2014 MU69 in Kuiper Belt Endangered by NASA

The flyby is should take place on New Year's Eve 2018

A planet?

New Evidence Points to Pluto Being a Planet … Sort of

Pluto's interaction with the solar wind is like nothing astronomers have seen ever before.

Pluto’s Psychedelic Shot Using Data From New Horizons Showing Surprising Features of Its Surface

New Horizon's Psychedelic Shot of Pluto Shows Surprising Features of its Surface

An image from New Horizons shows the subtle variations in color on the dwarf planet Pluto's surface.


NASA Finds Ice Volcanoes, Twirling Moons on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons science team has discovered that Pluto contains cryovolcanoes, or ice volcanoes, and is orbited by moons that behave unlike any other. "Nothing like this has been seen in the deep outer solar system," said one scientist.

The dragon scale appearance of Tartarus Dorsa on Pluto that is captured by NASA's New Horizons mission.

NASA Images State That Pluto Had Colors

The new photographs released by NASA show that Pluto has different exciting colors -- opening a new chapter of exploring the dwarf planet.

NASA New Horizons Pluto

NASA Spacecraft Takes Latest Pictures of Pluto's Atmosphere and Terrain

NASA has released photographs taken by one of its spacecrafts as it flew by Pluto on July 14. The pictures released on Thursday has provided scientists with details about the unique environment in Pluto.

New Horizons

New Horizons Next Destination: NASA’s Piano-Sized Spacecraft To Explore Stranger Worlds After Pluto’s Flyby Success

Following the success of NASA’s New Horizons Pluto flyby mission, many are now wondering where its next destination will be. While Earth finally had a glimpse of its far-flung cosmic cousin Pluto, the vast celestial ocean of the solar system remains to be clandestine.


Chinese Space Scientists Express Disappointment Amid New Horizons' Pluto Flyby

Chinese space scientists have expressed their disappointment for the lack of proper funding and support for their endeavors in the wake of NASA's realization of the historic Pluto flyby using the New Horizons spacecraft.

Pluto And Charon

Pluto Flyby UPDATE: Can New Horizons Spacecraft Accomplish Mission To Pluto, Charon?

After 9 years and 3 billion miles, Earth will finally have a glimpse of its far-flung cosmic cousin. While so many questions are still left unanswered about the solar system, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will gather some data and explore the enigmatic dwarf planet Pluto and its surroundings.

NASA's Probe Captures Entire Plutonic System; Pluto's Five Moons Chron, Hydra, Nix, Kerberos and Styx Captured in Detail

Pluto has long been a mystery to astronomers. However, the New Horizons probe launched by NASA has finally succeeded in capturing the entire Plutonic system with the dwarf planet being revolved about by its five characteristic moons. Though Charon, Hydra and Nix were captured in the past, it is the first time that the dwarf planet's dwarf and faintest satellites namely Kerberos and Styx have been captured by the space agency.

New Horizon Photograhps Pluto's Entire Moon Family

The spacecraft was able to create an animated sequence of five 10-second observations from a distance of more than 55 million miles (88 million kilometers).

Pluto's moons, Kerberos and Styx are captured for the first time by the New Horizons probe.

First View of Pluto's Hidden Moons Courtesy of NASA's New Horizons

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is on the verge of reaching Pluto next month and now reveals the first image of two of its hidden moons, Kerberos and Styx.

Pluto Polar Ice Cap

Pluto May Have Polar Ice Cap, New NASA Images Reveal

Pluto May Have Polar Ice Cap, New NASA Images Reveal

New Horizons spacecraft

New Horizons Just Three Months Away from Pluto

New Horizons is the fastest spacecraft ever launched.

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