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New Horizons


NASA's New Horizon spacecraft captures farthest images away from Earth

February 09, 2018 5:02 pm

NASA's New Horizon's probe has set the record for capturing images from the furthest distance, by shooting an image of the Kuiper Belt, located 6.12 billion kms away.

New Horizons' next flyby target might have a Moon: NASA

December 14, 2017 2:02 pm

For the next fly-by of NASA's New Horizons' mission, scheduled for New Year 2019, the agency claims the target body may have a moon.

NASA launches public campaign to nickname New Horizons' next flyby target

November 07, 2017 8:10 pm

Scientists at NASA have started a campaign inviting the public to choose an informal name for the New Horizons mission's next flyby destination.

New Horizons reveals Pluto's tiniest moon with highly reflective surface

October 24, 2015 4:06 pm

New Horizons reveals last of Pluto's moon Kerberos, which appers smaller than what scientists expected and has a highly reflective surface

NASA's New Horizons captures Pluto's moon Charon in stunning detail

October 03, 2015 9:02 am

At half the diameter of Pluto, Charon is the largest satellite relative to its planet in the solar system.

New Horizons starts sending data to NASA's network; will take a year to beam all data

September 07, 2015 12:03 pm

New Horizons probe beams Pluto 'treasure trove' to Earth

NASA's new Pluto, Charon photographs do not disappoint

July 16, 2015 2:57 pm

The zoom-in of Pluto, showing an approximately 241-million kilometer swath of the dwarf planet, reveals a mountain range about 3,353 million meters high and tens of miles wide.

Pluto close-up: Spacecraft makes flyby of icy, mystery world

July 14, 2015 11:42 pm

The United States is now the only nation to visit every single planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons departed Cape Canaveral, Florida, in 2006.

NASA New Horizons set to flyby Pluto: A quick look at dwarf planet and the mission

July 15, 2015 11:02 am

A rundown on Pluto, a 20th-century discovery about to become the 21st-century darling of astronomers as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft closes for a flyby today.


NASA releases new mind-blowing pictures of Pluto, Charon and Hydra

July 16, 2015 9:24 am

The US is now the only nation to visit every planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons left Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Jan. 19, 2006