Astronomy, New Horizons, Pluto
4 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
After reviewing data from the New Horizons mission, an international team of scientists determined that Pluto has dunes made of grains of methane
New Horizons, Pluto
29 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study conducted by researchers from the Southwest Research Institute indicates that Pluto could have formed from a billion comets
Astronomy, Kuiper Belt, NASA
19 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
The first Kuiper Belt Object that the New Horizons mission will investigate – MU69 – just received the nickname “Ultima Thule”
Astronomy, NASA, New Horizons
13 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
This past December, the New Horizons probe took a series of pictures from the Kuiper Belt, thus breaking the record for the most distant images ever taken!
27 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by members of the New Horizons team has provided an explanation for Pluto’s mysteries “bladed terrain”.
Astronomy, Kuiper Belt, New Horizons
8 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
In preparation for their historic flyby with a KBO, the New Horizons team conducted observations that indicated that the target may be different than previously thought
19 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
Using data from the New Horizons spacecraft, the mission team has created some new maps of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.
Astronomy, New Horizons, News, Pluto
11 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
Thanks to new data from the New Horizons mission that shows how Pluto behaves as both a planet and a comet, it may be necessary to reclassify this world again!
Astronomy, Guide to Space
3 Apr , 2016 by Matt Williams
Some of the more interesting characteristics of Jupiter are not generally known. Here are ten particularly interesting facts about this gas giant
Astronomy, New Horizons, News
25 Feb , 2016 by Matt Williams
With the recent milestone achieved by the New Horizons mission, many are contemplating what our next space exploration goal should be
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