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Nov 20, 2015 01:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Although the NASA New Horizons mission's close encounter with the Pluto system lasted a matter of hours, the probe was still able to image a full 'day' on Pluto and largest moon Charon.
Nov 10, 2015 12:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A new test for defining the planetary status of an exoplanet has been formulated, but a certain dwarf planet in our solar system still doesn't make the planetary grade.
Nov 2, 2015 01:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Scientists analyzing the spectacular high-resolution data streaming back from NASA's New Horizons mission have discovered something curious about a crater on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.
Sep 2, 2015 11:41 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
This is what it feels like to zip through the Kuiper Belt at 31,000 miles per hour.
Aug 4, 2015 03:15 PM ET // Mike Wall,
The 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' universes are coming together on Pluto's big moon Charon.
Jul 23, 2015 02:56 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Newly released images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft show a second range of mountains in Pluto's heart-shaped, bright region, named Tombaugh Regio.
Jul 21, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's New Horizons mission was able to image Pluto moons Nix and Hydra, revealing possible craters and varying surface composition.
Jul 17, 2015 04:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a new portrait, imaged shortly before NASA New Horizons punched through the dwarf planet's neighborhood on Tuesday, Pluto and largest moon Charon hang serenely in the dark.
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