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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 31, 2015 04:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After a successful flyby of Pluto in July, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will be redirected to visit a small, icy body known as 2014 MU69, located nearly a billion miles farther into the Kuiper Belt region beyond Neptune.
Aug 5, 2015 12:52 PM ET
When NASA's New Horizons spacecraft did its historic flyby of Pluto recently, what did all of the new data in that photo op tell scientists about the plucky little world? DNews Space Producer Dr. Ian O'Neill shares the details.
Aug 4, 2015 03:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' universes are coming together on Pluto's big moon Charon.
Jul 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has given scientists their first hint about why Pluto has a reddish hue.
Jul 24, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
See Pluto's composition and complex textures in this new 'enhanced' observation of the dwarf planet.
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 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
New Horizons survived 9.5 years in space before taking pictures of Pluto. How do spacecraft engineers keep their machines going for so long?
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