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New Horizons Spacecraft Makes First Detection of its Kuiper Belt Target

New Horizons Spacecraft Makes First Detection of its Kuiper Belt Target

The first detection will refine the spacecraft's course toward distant Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule....

Aug 29 2018, 5:22am CDT

New Horizons Spacecraft Spots Possible Hydrogen Wall at the Edge of Solar System

New Horizons Spacecraft Spots Possible Hydrogen Wall at the Edge of Solar System

The hydrogen wall was first detected in 1992 by Voyager spacecraft...

Aug 12 2018, 12:50pm CDT

New Horizons Prepares for Final Set of Stellar Occultation Ahead of Distant Kuiper Belt Object Flyby

New Horizons Prepares for Final Stellar Occultation Ahead of Distant Kuiper Belt Object Flyby

The final occultation observations of Ultima Thule are scheduled for Aug. 4 in Senegal and Colombia...

Aug 3 2018, 7:14pm CDT

NASA’s New Horizons Unveils First Global Map of Pluto and Charon

NASA’s New Horizons Unveils First Global Map of Pluto and its Moon Charon

New detailed, high-quality maps are available for use by the public...

Jul 13 2018, 11:46pm CDT

New Horizons Spacecraft is on its Way to Historic Kuiper Belt Flyby

New Horizons Spacecraft is on its Way to Historic Kuiper Belt Flyby

A long break ended for NASA’s New Horizons on June 4. The spacecraft is now preparing for the farthest planetary encounter in h...

Jun 7 2018, 10:58pm CDT

New Horizons Captures the Farthest Images Ever Taken from Earth

New Horizons Captures the Farthest Image Ever Taken from Earth

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made history by capturing the "farthest image ever" from Earth...

Feb 10 2018, 3:47am CST

NASA's New Horizons Next Flyby Target 2014 MU69 Coming Up

NASA's New Horizons Next Flyby Target 2014 MU69 Coming Up

Continuing on its path through the outer regions of the solar system, NASAs New Horizons spacecraft has now travelled half the...

Apr 4 2017, 12:51am CDT

New Horizons Probe Healthy after Hiccup: NASA

New Horizons Probe Healthy after Hiccup: NASA

NASA said its New Horizons spacecraft is healthy and operating normally after just over 24 hours in a protective "safe mode" -...

Feb 12 2017, 6:27pm CST

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft is on its Way to Next Target after Successful Maneuver

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft is on its Way to Next Target after Successful Maneuver

The spacecraft performed a short trajectory maneuver on Wednesday that put it on a course for distant Kuiper Belt Object...

Feb 2 2017, 5:43am CST

New Horizons Sends Last Bit of Data from Pluto Flyby

New Horizons Sends Last Bit of Data from Pluto Flyby

The data stored on NASA’s spacecraft has arrived on earth before starting the next leg of its journey...

Oct 29 2016, 3:24am CDT

New Horizons' Final Pluto Data Reaches Earth

New Horizons' Final Pluto Data Reaches Earth

It took more than a year but the last bits of science data from New Horizons' Pluto flyby -- stored on the spacecraft's digita...

Oct 28 2016, 2:21am CDT

NASA's New Horizons Next Target is a Mysterious Red Object

NASA's New Horizons Next Target is a Mysterious Red Object

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is speeding away from Pluto out into the Kuiper Belt and will explore a small, mysterious o...

Oct 19 2016, 4:42am CDT

NASA's New Horizons finds possible Clouds on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons finds possible Clouds on Pluto

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission claim to have identified some cloud candidates on Pluto after examining images tak...

Oct 19 2016, 4:21am CDT

NASA Sets New Horizons Probe to Visit 2014 MU69 After Pluto in the Kuiper Belt

NASA Sets New Horizons Probe to Visit 2014 MU69 After Pluto in the Kuiper Belt

NASA extends New Horizons mission. Now the Pluto probe is set to fly by one more heavenly body in the Kuiper Belt by 2019. This...

Jul 5 2016, 5:57am CDT

After Pluto, New Horizons set to Meet Deeper Space Object

After Pluto, New Horizons set to Meet Deeper Space Object

After its historic first-ever flyby of Pluto, NASA's New Horizons mission has received the green light to fly onward to an ob...

Jul 2 2016, 6:39pm CDT

NASA Releases New Horizons' Best Pluto Surface Images

NASA Releases New Horizons' Best Pluto Surface Images

NASA's New Horizon probe has sent home the most detailed view of Pluto's terrain you will see for a very long time.The mosaic s...

May 30 2016, 12:07am CDT

NASA's New Horizons Spots First-ever Object Beyond Our Solar System

NASA's New Horizons Spots First-ever Object Beyond Our Solar System

After making a historic Pluto flyby last July and now in deep space, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has twice observed a first...

May 18 2016, 1:07am CDT

New Horizons Shows A Hidden Ocean Beneath Pluto’s Icy Surface

New Horizons Shows A Hidden Ocean Beneath Pluto’s Icy Surface

The New Horizons spacecraft showed a hidden ocean beneath Pluto’s icy exterior....

Apr 11 2016, 6:46am CDT

New Horizons Observations Give Us A Peek Into Unexplored Space Environment

New Horizons Observations Reveal Unexplored Space Environment

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft lent us vital clues about the gaps in our knowledge regarding the solar system and its phenomena...

Apr 6 2016, 6:13am CDT

New Horizons Data Reveal New Aspects of Pluto and its Moons

New Horizons Data Reveal New Aspects of Pluto and its Moons

The New Horizons spacecraft has revealed several unseen scenes of Pluto and its moons. They do indeed give one pause for though...

Mar 19 2016, 6:37am CDT

NASA Celebrates New Horizons 10th Anniversary

NASA Celebrates New Horizons 10th Anniversary

The technicians and administration behind NASA’s New Horizons probe is commemorating the 10th anniversary since its launch date...

Jan 21 2016, 5:27am CST

New Horizons Shows Pluto as Never Seen Before

New Horizons Shows Pluto as Never Seen Before

The New Horizons spacecraft has sent the first pics of Pluto....

Dec 7 2015, 3:23am CST

New Horizons Set to Explore Most Distant Object 2014 MU69 in 5 Years

New Horizons Set to Explore Most Distant Object 2014 MU69 in 5 Years

The NASA spacecraft will start journeying 1 billion miles to the KBO after Pluto....

Nov 7 2015, 5:35am CST

Pluto’s Mysterious Moon Kerberos Revealed by New Horizons

Pluto’s Mysterious Moon Kerberos Revealed by New Horizons

Images of the planet Pluto’s mysterious moon Kerberos have been brought before our view....

Oct 23 2015, 8:22am CDT

NASA’s New Horizons Captures New Diverse Images of Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons Captures New Diverse Images of Pluto

The pictures downloaded from the New Horizon shows the planet has a bewildering variety of surfaces....

Sep 11 2015, 5:45am CDT

Watch NASA's New Horizons Historic Pluto Flyby Video

Watch NASA's New Horizons Historic Pluto Flyby Video

The Kuiper Belt object known as 2014 MU69 will be the next destination of the NASA spacecraft....

Sep 2 2015, 9:35am CDT

NASA's New Horizons next Target is 2014 MU69

NASA's New Horizons next Target is 2014 MU69

The New Horizons spacecraft will embark on its next mission. If approved the next fly-by target is Kuiper belt object 2014 MU69...

Aug 31 2015, 1:08am CDT

NASA’s New Horizons Next Target Lies Beyond Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons Next Target Lies Beyond Pluto

NASA’s next target for its probe to examine lies way beyond Pluto....

Aug 29 2015, 5:04am CDT

New Horizons Snaps Pluto Moon Nix showing a Mystery Red Spot

New Horizons Snaps Pluto Moon Nix showing a Mystery Red Spot

NASA's New Horizons sent new photos including shots of Pluto's small moons Nix and Hydra....

Jul 22 2015, 8:05am CDT

Pluto Photos of New Horizons Flyby Released

Pluto Photos of New Horizons Flyby Released

The close-up photos of Pluto are here and reveal a big surprise....

Jul 15 2015, 3:01pm CDT

New Horizons Survived Pluto Flyby

New Horizons Survived Pluto Flyby

The New Horizons Spacecraft has called home after the historic Pluto Flyby and all is set to see photos of Pluto with unseen de...

Jul 15 2015, 1:30am CDT

NASA Coverage of New Horizons Pluto Flyby Starts at 7:30am ET

NASA Coverage of New Horizons Pluto Flyby Starts at 7:30am ET

The historic space exploration moment is almost here. NASA will broadcast the New Horizons Pluto Flyby starting at 7:30am ET on...

Jul 14 2015, 4:09am CDT

New Horizons Pluto FlyBy Featured in Google Doodle

New Horizons Pluto FlyBy Featured in Google Doodle

In 6 hours the New Horizons Spacecraft will zip by Pluto delivering close up images from the planet....

Jul 14 2015, 12:24am CDT

New Horizons is Less than One Million Miles Away from Pluto

New Horizons is Less than One Million Miles Away from Pluto

The New Horizons spacecraft closes in on Pluto and is now less than 1 million miles away sending new never before seen photos o...

Jul 13 2015, 12:34am CDT

New Pluto Images of New Horizons Show Mountains

New Pluto Images of New Horizons Show Mountains

NASA's New Horizons is days away from the closest flyby point in its mission. New images reveal unseen details of Pluto�...

Jul 11 2015, 1:48pm CDT

New Horizons back to Normal on Tuesday says NASA

New Horizons back to Normal on Tuesday says NASA

After brief "scary" outage of New Horizons NASA says the spacecraft will be back to normal operations starting July 7...

Jul 6 2015, 7:27am CDT

New Horizons Pluto Mission Suffered Scare

New Horizons Pluto Mission Suffered Scare

NASA had to deal with an anomaly of the New Horizons spacecraft....

Jul 5 2015, 8:15am CDT

New Horizons Shows 300 miles wide Spots on Pluto

New Horizons Shows 300 miles wide Spots on Pluto

Did someone use a giant shotgun to shoot holes into Pluto? New images of New Horizons spacecraft show distinct giant holes on e...

Jul 2 2015, 9:20am CDT

NASA Glad but Disappointed that No Obstacle in the Way of New Horizons

NASA Glad but Disappointed that No Obstacle in the Way of New Horizons

NASA engineers give the New Horizons spacecraft a final "all clear" on its Pluto fly by mission....

Jul 2 2015, 2:58am CDT

New Horizons Accelerates as Spacecraft Closes in on Pluto

New Horizons Accelerates as Spacecraft Closes in on Pluto

With only two weeks to go, NASA updated the flight path of New Horizons....

Jul 1 2015, 4:59am CDT