This is Pluto, rendered from real data gathered by the Hubble Space Telescope. Continue reading →
There were fears that if NASA's New Horizons mission reached Pluto too late, the dwarf planet's atmosphere would have frozen out. But fear not! It appears the little world's air is actually getting thicker. Continue reading →
Hurtling toward the Pluto system at 33,000 mph, NASA’s New Horizons probe was briefly awakened from electronic hibernation earlier this month to go through a full dress rehearsal for the July 2015 flyby. Continue reading →
NASA's New Horizons probe has spotted something right next to Pluto -- a pixelated Charon, the dwarf planet's largest moon. Continue reading →
A recent simulation predicts that NASA's New Horizons probe could slam into a rocky killing field encircling the "binary planet" Pluto-Charon, during its 2015 flyby. ->
Two of dwarf planet Pluto's tiniest moons need names -- but rather than leaving the Plutonian satellites' naming ceremony to astronomers, that honor has fallen to you. ->
The NASA New Horizons Pluto spacecraft's principal investigator will appear live with the weekly Google+ Space Hangout panel to discuss the mission and other cool space news from the week.
Astronomers found Pluto's fifth moon 34 years after finding its first.
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