The New Horizons spacecraft is now out of hibernation mode and getting prepped for another historic flyby. This time, the target is Ultima Thule, an object that's about a billion miles away from Pluto.
Pluto, its features, and its moons will soon get their own official names after the New Horizons team got an approved themes for the name. The International Astronomical Union approved the teams and is now waiting for the specific names from New Horizons scientists.
NASA scientists combined 100 images of Pluto from New Horizons flyby to create a stunning Pluto landing video. The colorized video shows what is perceived to be the actual colors of the dwarf planet.
A recent study suggests that Pluto’s “icy heart” may have been formed earlier in Pluto’s history and that its features are caused by evolutionary processes.
Is there life on Pluto? A new study says that Pluto's icy heart, Sputnik Planitia, could have a subsurface ocean beneath it that may be hiding alien life forms.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has successfully sent all of the data gathered during its flyby of Pluto in July 2015.
NASA's New Horizon Spacecraft is speeding towards the edge of the Solar System to observe a mysterious red object found residing within the Kuiper Belt and beyond the dwarf planet Pluto.
Scientists have discovered evidence of landslides on Charon, Pluto’s moon, which were spotted by NASA’s New Horizon probe.
Small but packed with great things, the dwarf planet pluto keeps on surprising us. Recently, the New Horizons spacecraft captured an unexpected frozen world on pluto as well as some cloud candidates.
In 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured an image of Pluto which has gone viral on social media. The image is that of the icy planet with a big heart splashed across its surface. A year after, scientists now have an explanation for Pluto’s mysterious, icy heart.
A new software maps the complicated route NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has to take to reach the asteroid Bennu and collect samples to return to Earth.
The Tagish Lake meteorite has since baffled scientists because of its weird appearance. But a new study suggests that the meteorite may be the first visitor from the outer solar system.
NASA revealed last Friday, that the agency will sail at full speed in terms of space exploration while waiting for the Jupiter's up close encounter courtesy of Juno on Aug.27.
NASA released a simulation video that shows the point-of-view of a spacecraft landing on Pluto. The video was created using 100 images captured by the New Horizons spacecraft taken within a span of six weeks during the spacecraft's approach to the dwarf planet during its flyby in 2015.