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Jul 6, 2015 11:32 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Good news: NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft should be back collecting science data Tuesday, with no impact to next week’s planned flyby.
Jul 6, 2015 08:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Ground control teams plans to dispatch a final set of computer commands to NASA's New Horizons spacecraft on Tuesday, returning it to science operations that will last throughout next week's close encounter with unexplored Pluto.
Jul 2, 2015 12:51 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we anticipate the July 14 New Horizons Pluto flyby, in new images published by the mission team on Wednesday, the small world has revealed it has two faces.
Jun 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The pictures coming back from NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft are still fuzzy, but they reveal a startling fact about the unexplored, icy world: it has a different color than its co-orbiting partner, Charon.
Jun 22, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Four out of the five moons of Pluto have been discovered in the last ten years -- two of them after the New Horizon's spacecraft began its 9-and-half-year journey to the dwarf planet. Could there be more uncharted moons and hidden dangers lurking?
Jun 16, 2015 05:56 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Armed with a NASA online app and a little imagination, you can see for yourself how bright noon on Pluto actually is.
Jun 11, 2015 06:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft careens through the solar system with Pluto in its cross-hairs, new detail in the dwarf planet's surface is popping into view at an ever increasing rate.
Jun 3, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For the most part, Pluto’s four small moons appear to orbit harmoniously and precisely around the equatorial region of the dwarf planet, but appearances can be deceiving.
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