NASA's Mission to Pluto
Pluto and Charon, Now in Color
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Beginning 19 January 2006, 19:00:00 UTC
June 25, 2015
Build the Buzz!
New Horizons is now deep in the encounter, and already seeing just how interesting Pluto and Charon promise to be. Mission PI Alan Stern writes that there's only one Pluto flyby planned in all of history,...
June 22, 2015
Increasing Variety on Pluto's Close Approach Hemisphere, and a 'Dark Pole' on Charon
New Horizons doesn't pass Pluto until July 14 - but the mission team is making discoveries as the piano-sized probe bears down on the Pluto system.
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