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May 12, 2015 09:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Having already discerned the dwarf planet has distinct surface features, NASA's New Horizons mission has now spotted not just Pluto's largest moons, but the smallest natural satellites too.
Apr 29, 2015 05:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the latest series of observations beamed back from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, surface features are becoming evident including the stunning revelation that Pluto may possess a polar ice cap.
Apr 24, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Strange and violent events maybe taking place on Pluto -- just in time for the New Horizons spacecraft to take a closer look.
Apr 15, 2015 01:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This is the first color photo of Pluto and moon Charon captured by NASA's New Horizons mission, providing an exciting clue as to what lies in store during the spacecraft's flyby on July 14.
Mar 20, 2015 12:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists are mulling over which of two icy bodies NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft should visit following its Pluto encounter this summer (if NASA can fund it).
Feb 19, 2015 05:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As Ceres and Pluto slowly come into view, take a look back at what we thought these worlds would look like up close.
Feb 19, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A NASA spacecraft speeding toward an epic flyby of Pluto on July 14 has beamed home its first good looks at two moons of the dwarf planet.
Feb 5, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Jason Major
After more than nine years traveling through the solar system, New Horizons is now approaching its ultimate target: Pluto.
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