NASA's Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
New Horizons Flight Controllers celebrate after they received confirmation from the spacecraft that it had successfully completed the flyby of Pluto, Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in the Mission Operations Center (MOC) of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Laurel, Maryland.
Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Kudos Continue for New Horizons Mission Accomplishments
New Horizons mission team members display the National Air and Space Museum's Current Achievement Trophy.
Credit: Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
New Horizons Principal Investigator
New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern snaps a photo of the truck that is about to carry NASA's Pluto-bound spacecraft from Goddard Space Flight Center - where it recently completed space-environment tests - to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Sept. 23. From Andrews, the spacecraft was flown aboard an Air Force C-17 cargo plane to Kennedy Space Center, Fla., to begin final preparations for its January 2006 launch.
Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
Third Anniversary of New Horizons' Launch
Team members took a break from the New Horizons Science Team meeting in January 2009 to mark the third anniversary of New Horizons' launch.
Credit: JHUAPL/Southwest Research Institute