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The Year of Pluto - New Horizons Documentary Brings Humanity Closer to the Edge of the Solar System

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  • The Year of Pluto - New Horizons Documentary Brings Humanity Closer to the Edge of the Solar System

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    New Horizons is the first mission to the Kuiper Belt, a gigantic zone of icy bodies and mysterious small objects orbiting beyond Neptune. This region also is known as the “third” zone of our solar system, beyond the inner rocky planets and outer gas giants. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Maryland, designed, built and operates the New Horizons spacecraft, and manages the mission for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington. The Year of Pluto - NASA New Horizons is a one hour documentary which takes on the hard science and gives us answers to how the mission came about and why it matters. Interviews with Dr. James Green, John Spencer, Fran Bagenal, Mark Showalter and others share how New Horizons will answer many questions. New Horizons is part of the New Frontiers Program, managed by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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  • NASA’s New Horizons Mission to Pluto

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    How did a team of explorers become the first people in history to capture images of Pluto’s surface in 2015?

    DCODE the amazing journey of the New Horizons mission, in this fascinating 2016 series - Space’s Deepest Secrets.

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  • Pluto and Beyond

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    Pluto and Beyond


    Since it explored Pluto in 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft has been zooming toward NASA's most distant target yet. Join the mission team as the probe attempts to fly by Ultima Thule, an object 4 billion miles from Earth.

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  • Journey to the Edge of the Universe - Full HD 1080p

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    National Geographic presents the first accurate non-stop voyage from Earth to the edge of the Universe using a single, unbroken shot through the use of spectacular CGI (Computer-Generated Imagery) technology.

    Building on images taken from the Hubble telescope, Journey to the Edge of the Universe explores the science and history behind the distant celestial bodies in the solar system.

    This spectacular, epic voyage across the cosmos, takes us from the Earth, past the Moon and our neighboring planets, out of our Solar System, to the nearest stars, nebulae and galaxies and beyond - right to the edge of the Universe itself.

    When you finish this video, you will walk away from it with an awareness that you never had before, of the unseen astronomically massive universe that we float around on like a spec of dust in the ocean.

    This video takes you on a journey through the universe as if you are watching a Sci Fi adventure. Yet you constantly have to remind yourself that what you're seeing is really out there.

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  • Crashing Into Saturn: This Cassini Mission Is the Most Epic Yet | Short Film Showcase

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    In this stunning animation, watch NASA's Cassini spacecraft begin the last chapter of its 20-year mission to Saturn. Diving deeper into Saturn's rings than ever before, scientists hope that the data from Cassini's final orbits will help to improve our understanding of the giant ringed planet. The probe's last act will be to plunge itself into the planet's atmosphere, where it will burn up and become part of the planet itself.
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  • What did NASAs New Horizons discover around Pluto?

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    In 2015, NASA's New Horizons space probe whizzed by Pluto. Now it has sent back all of its data, what did it see and discover?


    In this video, I showcase the journey New Horizons took in order to get to Pluto, its moons, geological features, and Pluto's atmosphere.


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  • What Did New Horizons See During Its Journey To Pluto And Beyond? 2006-2019

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    New Horizons was the first Spacecraft to explore Pluto and the strange Kuiper belt object, Ultima Thule more than 3 billion miles away. But what did the incredible spacecraft see during its decade long journey towards the fringes of the solar system?

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  • WHAT WAS THE LAST THING SEEN BY NEW HORIZONS ON PLUTO?

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    19 January 2006. The New Horizons interplanetary space probe took off from the surface of our Earth on board an Atlas 5 rocket. Just a year later the spacecraft performed a gravity boost maneuvre near Jupiter which helped it along to reach its final destination. 9 years after that, the space probe reached the end of its planned route. And on 14 July 2015, New Horizons flew by the largest dwarf planet ever discovered in the Solar System, Pluto, beaming back several thousand images of this celestial body and its moons.


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  • PLUTO AND BEYOND - A Travelers Guide to the Planets | Full Documentary

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    Pluto is so far away from Earth that it is a mere pinprick of light in our powerful telescopes. Learn what it would take for humans to journey to the uncharted limits of our solar neighborhood and what NASA scientists think we'll find when we get there.

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  • What Did NASAs New Horizons Discover On Pluto And Charon 4K | 5-year Update

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    What new findings have we discovered about our favourite little world, Pluto?
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  • Fast and Light to Pluto | Out There | The New York Times

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    On July 14, 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft will zip past Pluto and its five known moons. Nobody really knows what it will find.

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  • What We Know About Pluto | Mission Pluto

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    There's a lot we still don't know about this mysterious little dwarf planet, but for a fuzzy blob, Pluto has sent Hubble some fascinating clues.
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  • Kuiper Belt: Facts And History!

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    From what the belt is, to how it's helped change the classification of the solar system, and more! Join me as I reveal to you the facts and history of the Kuiper Belt!
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    9. What Is The Kuiper Belt?
    Despite it being a major part of our solar system, there are many who honestly don't understand the grand scale and scope of the Kuiper Belt. So allow us to give you some perspective on the matter.
    The Kuiper Belt is a circumstellar disc in the outer Solar System, extending from the orbit of Neptune (at 30 AU) to approximately 50 AU from the Sun. It is similar to the asteroid belt, but is far larger—20 times as wide and 20 to 200 times as massive.
    Like the asteroid belt, it consists mainly of small bodies or remnants from when the Solar System formed. While many asteroids are composed primarily of rock and metal, most Kuiper belt objects are composed largely of frozen volatiles (termed ices), such as methane, ammonia and water.
    The Kuiper belt is home to three officially recognized dwarf planets: Pluto, Haumea and Makemake. Some of the Solar System's moons, such as Neptune's Triton and Saturn's Phoebe, may have originated in the region.
    In many respects, the Kuiper Belt is the end of our solar system in terms of things like the physical objects that are there and reachable. The edge of the solar system is a slightly different matter as that would either be the Heliosphere (if you go by magnetic fields) or the Oort Cloud, which is where the suns' gravity reaches the end of its influence.
    But either way, the Kuiper Belt is a major part of our solar system in the literal and figurative sense. Which is rather interesting when you think about it because for a very long time we didn't understand what was truly in that realm of space as a whole.
    8. The Discovery Of The Kuiper Belt
    To truly understand the Kuiper Belt, we have to dive into something you're very familiar with, Pluto.
    After the discovery of Pluto in 1930, many speculated that it might not be alone. The region now called the Kuiper belt was hypothesized in various forms for decades. It was only in 1992 that the first direct evidence for its existence was found. The number and variety of prior speculations on the nature of the Kuiper belt have led to continued uncertainty as to who deserves credit for first proposing it.
    But let's go back to the beginning and just break it down from there, shall we?
    The first astronomer to suggest the existence of a trans-Neptunian population was Frederick C. Leonard. Soon after Pluto's discovery by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930, Leonard pondered whether it was not likely that in Pluto there has come to light the first of a series of ultra-Neptunian bodies, the remaining members of which still await discovery but which are destined eventually to be detected.
    That same year, astronomer Armin O. Leuschner suggested that Pluto may be one of many long-period planetary objects yet to be discovered.
    This is fascinating for all sorts of reasons, not the least of which is that the discovery of Pluto should have been a finite discovery, or one that led to more study of the planet and what it could mean as a whole. Yet many scientists looked upon it and wondered if it was telling us everything we needed to know about the region.
    In 1943, in the Journal of the British Astronomical Association, Kenneth Edgeworth hypothesized that, in the region beyond Neptune, the material within the primordial solar nebula was too widely spaced to condense into planets, and so rather condensed into a myriad of smaller bodies.
    From this he concluded that the outer region of the solar system, beyond the orbits of the planets, is occupied by a very large number of comparatively small bodies and that, from time to time, one of their number wanders from its own sphere and appears as an occasional visitor to the inner solar system, becoming a comet.
    That's not a bad way to describe what the Kuiper Belt really is, and he was right that by modern classifications, the various items in the belt weren't able to go and become fully-fledged planets. But more on that in a bit.
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    7. Continued Theories
    The more that astronomers wondered about the Kuiper Belt, the more that speculations rose and fell about what it is, what it could be, what it could've been, and more.

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  • Beyond Pluto: The Hunt for a Massive

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    Over the past few years, Dr. Sheppard and his team have been performing the largest and deepest survey ever attempted of our Solar System’s fringes. In December 2018, he announced the most-distant object ever observed in our Solar System. His team’s work has shown that the farthest-out-there objects—beyond the Kuiper Belt and the influence of the known major planets—are strangely grouped together in space. This suggests the existence of a yet-unobserved planet, sometimes called Planet X or Planet 9, more massive than the Earth, which is shaping the current orbits of these objects. Dr. Sheppard will discuss the most-recent discoveries at the edges of our Solar System.
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  • Ultima Thule Update - high res images and science results

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    The New Horizons team published their first science results from the Ultima Thule flyby along with their close up images of Ultima Thule at full resolution. In this video, we'll do a deep dive into the structure of Ultima Thule and understand how it likely formed.

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  • The Year of Pluto - New Horizons Documentary Brings Humanity Closer to the Edge of the Solar System

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    After a nine-year journey to Pluto, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is on the verge of delivering tte first up-close images of the mysterious dwarf planet.

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  • The Year of Pluto - New Horizons Documentary Brings Humanity Closer to the Edge of the Solar System

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    New Horizons is the first mission to the Kuiper Belt, a gigantic zone of icy bodies and mysterious small objects orbiting beyond Neptune. This region also is known as the “third” zone of our solar system, beyond the inner rocky planets and outer gas giants. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Maryland, designed, built and operates the New Horizons spacecraft, and manages the mission for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington. The Year of Pluto - NASA New Horizons is a one hour documentary which takes on the hard science and gives us answers to how the mission came about and why it matters. Interviews with Dr. James Green, John Spencer, Fran Bagenal, Mark Showalter and others share how New Horizons will answer many questions. New Horizons is part of the New Frontiers Program, managed by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • THE YEAR OF OF PLUTO NEW HORIZONS DOCUMENTARY BRINGS HUMANITY CLOSER TO THE EDGE OF SOLAR SYSTEMS

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  • New Horizons Arrives at Pluto

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    At approximately 7:49 a.m. on July 14, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is scheduled to be as close as it will get to Pluto, approximately 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) above the surface. This historic moment is part of NASA’s coverage of New Horizons’ nine year, three billion mile journey to the Pluto system to gather data about Pluto and its moons.

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  • Where does Pluto live in the Solar System?

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    New Horizons Project Scientist Hal Weaver explains the Kuiper Belt, where Pluto lives within the Solar System.

  • The Epic of New Horizons and its journey to Pluto

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    New Horizons's journey to Pluto was a 30-year epic of political, ideological and scientific conflicts. This, more or less, is what happened.

  • The New Horizons Spacecraft Just Helped Make First Stereoscopic Image Of A Stars Location

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    Much of astronomy is based around measuring the distances to celestial bodies, and the distances are all rooted in a technique called stellar parallax. This has been used since the 19th century to measure the distances to stars, and all measurements of interstellar and intergalactic distances are based on the measurement of the tiny wobble in a star's apparent position.
    The problem is, despite it being a fundamental technique at the core of astronomy, nobody has ever been able to make a simple, obvious demonstration of it, until now.

  • Signal Acquisition of New Horizons Spacecraft

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    The New Horizons spacecraft phoned home around 9:00 p.m. EDT, July 14, 2015, indicating that it had successfully completed its historic flyby of Pluto earlier in the day. Team members at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, cheered as they received the flyby confirmation. The fastest spacecraft ever launched, New Horizons has traveled for more than nine years and three billion miles to reach Pluto.

  • NASA EDGE: New Horizons

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    In recognition of New Horizons' upcoming closest approach to Pluto, NASA EDGE sets out on their own parallel mission to Pluto, West Virginia. Along their journey, NASA EDGE interviews experts involved with this amazing mission, and they even meet the authors and illustrator of the popular children's book, Pluto's Secret. Franklin talks to people on the street about Pluto's planetary status, and despite the Co-Host's struggles with basic navigation, both missions are right on track.

  • Nasas New Horizons to get up close & personal with Pluto

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    The closest pictures ever captured of dwarf planet Pluto will be beamed back to Earth today when US spacecraft New Horizons makes its historic fly-by.

    After a nine-year journey, the probe will pass closer to the surface than any other has ever before, passing within 7,767 miles (12,500km) of Pluto at 12.49pm UK time.

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  • NASA Spacecraft Races Toward Historic Pluto Flyby

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    Three billion miles and more than nine years from Earth, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is speeding toward a historic July 14 flyby of Pluto to provide the first up-close views ever of the mysterious dwarf planet and its five moons. Photo: JHUAPL/SwRI
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  • The Year of Pluto NASA New Horizons

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    New Horizons is the first mission to the Kuiper Belt, a gigantic zone of icy bodies and mysterious small objects orbiting beyond Neptune. This region also is .

    The New Horizons mission will help us understand worlds at the edge of our solar system by making the first reconnaissance of the dwarf planet Pluto and by .

    This movie is composed of the sharpest views of Pluto that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft obtained during its flyby on July 14, 2015. The pictures are part of a .

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  • NASA’s New Horizon probe makes historic Pluto flyby

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    NASA is celebrating as the New Horizon spacecraft makes a flyby of Pluto and its moons, showing deep and detailed images of the edge of our solar system. RT’s Simone Del Rosario has more on this historic occasion that’s been nine years in the making.

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  • The New Horizons crew sees a high-resolution photo of Pluto for the very first time | Mashable

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    NASA on Tuesday morning released one of the first images of Pluto as its New Horizons spacecraft makes its closest approach to our far-flung celestial cousin.


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  • NASA Images - A Look Back At Pluto New Horizons

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    As New Horizons heads towards Ultima Thule we look back to the its views of Pluto

    The New Horizons team requested, and received, a mission extension through 2021 to explore additional Kuiper belt objects (KBOs). During this Kuiper Belt Extended Mission (KEM), the spacecraft will perform a close fly-by of (486958) 2014 MU69 and conduct more distant observations on an additional two dozen objects

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  • Watch NASA scientists celebrate New Horizon’s Pluto flyby

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    It took almost a decade to get to Pluto— and you can tell by the way these NASA scientists celebrate the moment.

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    New Horizons is an interplanetary space probe that was launched as part of NASA's New Frontiers program. Engineered by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), with a team led by S. Alan Stern, the spacecraft was launched to study Pluto, its moons and the Kuiper belt, performing flybys of the Pluto system and one or more other Kuiper belt objects (KBOs).

    New Horizons was launched on January 19, 2006, from Cape Canaveral, directly into an Earth-and-solar-escape trajectory with an Earth-relative speed of about 16.26 kilometers per second (58,536 km/h; 36,373 mph); it set the record for the highest launch speed of a human-made object from Earth.

    After a brief encounter with asteroid 132524 APL, New Horizons proceeded to Jupiter, making its closest approach on February 28, 2007, at a distance of 2.3 million kilometers (1.4 million miles). The Jupiter flyby provided a gravity assist that increased New Horizons‍​ speed by 4 km/s (14,000 km/h). The encounter was also used as a general test of New Horizons‍ scientific capabilities, returning data about the planet's atmosphere, moons, and magnetosphere.

    On July 14, 2015 11:49 UTC, it flew 12,500 km above the surface of Pluto, making it the first spacecraft to explore the dwarf planet. Thirteen hours later at 00:52:37 UTC NASA received the first communication from the probe following a flyby at the time expected. Engineering data indicated that the flyby was successful and the probe operated in all respects as expected.

    Having completed its flyby of Pluto, New Horizons will be maneuvered for a flyby of Kuiper belt object 2014 MU69. New Horizons is expected to encounter 2014 MU69 on 1 January 2019 when it is 43.4 AU from the Sun.

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    We now have real pictures of the last planet (ok, maybe a planet) in our solar system. The next generation will never experience that sense of exploration... sad!

  • Breathtaking pictures show deep canyons on Plutos moon Charon - NEW HORIZONS

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    Mankind's first close-up look at Pluto did not disappoint Wednesday: The pictures showed ice mountains on Pluto about as high as the Rockies and chasms on its big moon Charon that appear six times deeper than the Grand Canyon.

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  • Space School- Pluto

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    At 3.7 billion miles from the Sun, the dark world of Pluto has remained a puzzle to scientists. Discovered less than one hundred years ago, new findings are still emerging about this distant former planet.

  • NASAs New Horizons spacecraft flies past Pluto

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    Imagine visiting a place no one has been to before, a place no one has ever seen up close. Well, a NASA spacecraft is about to make a close encounter with just such a place at the very edge of our Solar System: Pluto. CCTV America's John Zarrella filed this report.

  • NASA just extended the New Horizons mission for another flyby

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    Today, NASA’s New Horizons team received official confirmation that they will get extra funding to extend the mission of their faraway spacecraft, which visited Pluto in the summer of 2015. Alan Stern, principal investigator of the New Horizons mission, explains how the team had already began executing some of the necessary maneuvers.

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  • NASA’s New Horizons Team Discusses New Science Findings on Pluto

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    These key excerpts from a July 24 science update at NASA headquarters, features team members of NASA’s New Horizons mission discussing surprising new images and science results from the spacecraft’s historic July 14 flyby of Pluto.

  • Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft may head for planetoid beyond Pluto

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    Nasa has selected the potential next destination for the New Horizons spacecraft after its historic 14 July flyby of the Pluto system - a planetoid that lies nearly a billion miles beyond the dwarf planet.

  • New Horizons Ultima Thule Flyby

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    Panel discussion on exploration of small worlds (8-9 pm); Ultima Thule flyby countdown events; mission updates. Coverage of the farthest object ever explored by a spacecraft in history.

  • Views of Pluto From New Horizons Approach

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    A series of images shows New Horizons' view of Pluto during the final week of its almost 10-year, three-billion-mile journey.

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  • New Horizons: Imagining a Landing on Pluto

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    Imagine a future spacecraft following New Horizons’ trailblazing path to Pluto, but instead of flying past its target, the next visitor touches down in the midst of tall mountains on the icy plains of Pluto’s heart.

    There’s no need to wait for that fantasy trip, thanks to new video produced by New Horizons scientists. Made from more than 100 New Horizons images taken over six weeks of approach and close flyby, the video offers a “trip” to Pluto. It starts with a distant spacecraft’s view of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon – closing the distance day by day – with a dramatic “landing” on the shoreline of Pluto’s frozen plains.

    “Just over a year ago, Pluto was just a dot in the distance,” said New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern, of the Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado. “This video shows what it would be like to ride aboard an approaching spacecraft and see Pluto grow to become a world, and then to swoop down over its spectacular terrains as if we were approaching some future landing.”

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  • Exploring Pluto - The Only Chance in Our Lifetime

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    No one has ever been to Pluto, but millions are fascinated by it, whether it is a planet or not. But what is actually going on out there?

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  • Pluto: New Horizons space probe provides closest-ever pictures

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    The closest-ever pictures of Pluto, showing details of its geology, have been provided - courtesy of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

    Launched nine years ago, the probe is moving in yet further - with an historic fly-by of the dwarf planet planned for Tuesday.

    ==COOL new infographic about the New Horizons Pluto flyby-- RTs! pic.twitter.com/siMWMW8r4A— NewHorizons2015 (@NewHorizons2015) 16 Juin 2015…
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  • Mankind about to see Pluto for first time

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    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on Pluto, now a dwarf planet, and sending back images of its surface for the first time.
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  • NASA | Four Questions About New Horizons

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    NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is speeding towards Pluto for the first-ever flyby on July 14, 2015. Scientists are eager to collect data on the dwarf planet’s chemical and atmospheric makeup, and the Ralph spectrometer will do just that. Instrument scientist Dennis Reuter discusses Ralph, Pluto, and exploration of our solar system’s last frontier, the Kuiper Belt.

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  • Going to Pluto with New Horizons

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    New Horizons is just months from its close encounter with Pluto. It's history in the making!

    And I have to make a small correction. Talking to New Horizons PI Alan Stern, he pointed out that I misunderstood him about the spacecraft's post-Pluto plans. There are two Kuiper Belt Objects the spacecraft could reach, and the team will pick one based on ease of access (i.e. things like how to get there using a few consumables as possible) and from there will consider a possible next target. Still, one KBO or two, it's going to be awesome!

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  • Pluto 101 | National Geographic

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    Pluto is one of the most mysterious and controversial celestial objects in the solar system. Find out what most mystifies scientists and stargazers about this dwarf planet.
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