New Horizons

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

New Horizons delivers first images of icy world since Pluto flyby

The New Horizons space probe is bringing new images of a remnant of the early solar system, after its historic brush with Pluto last summer, reports ABC News.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

First photos of Pluto’s north pole released

NASA just released incredible new photos of Pluto’s north pole, and they seem to raise more questions about this icy planet.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Pluto’s moon may have had an ocean

Images from NASA’s New Horizons mission suggest that Pluto’s moon Charon once had a subsurface ocean that has long since frozen and expanded, pushing outward and causing the moon’s surface to stretch and fracture on a massive scale, according to NASA.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Space slug mystery solved!

The explanation for the unusual look involves some interesting behavior from the nitrogen-heavy ice.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

New photos show Pluto's icebergs appear to float in sea of nitrogen ice

The new images of Pluto sent back to planet Earth from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, show the dwarf planet’s plains and ‘icebergs’ floating in a sea of nitrogen ice, reports Mashable.com.

September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015

Latest images reveal Pluto's hazy horizon

Fresh images from Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft have captured a low-lying haze clinging to the surface of Pluto. The pictures also offer stunning views of the dwarf planet's rugged mountains and its sweeping plains.

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

New Horizons resumes image return

New pictures have been released from the New Horizons probe’s flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto.

August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015

New Horizons post-Pluto target just billion miles away

If a mission extension is approved, the New Horizons spacecraft will take a short jaunt to a mysterious icy object in the Kuiper Belt, reports CNET.

August 2, 2015
August 2, 2015

Hubble Spies Dying Star's Final 'Moments'

In the quarter-century that it's been eyeing the cosmos, the Hubble Space Telescope has taken some pretty spectacular photos of "a dying star's final moment.

July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015

After epic Pluto flyby, what's next for Nasa's New Horizons?

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has completed its highly anticipated close flyby of Pluto, but the probe's work at the outer reaches of the solar system is far from done, reports Space.com.