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New Horizons Team Receives Planetary Society Award

New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern (left) accepts the Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science from the Planetary Society's Jim Bell and Emily Lakdawalla during the AAS Division for Planetary Sciences and European Planetary Science Congress joint meeting on Oct. 17, 2016.

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Partly Cloudy on Pluto?

Pluto's present, hazy atmosphere is almost entirely free of clouds, though scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have identified some cloud candidates after examining images taken by the New Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager and Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera, during the spacecraft's July 2015 flight through the Pluto system.

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Landslides on Charon (annotated)

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.

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Landslides on Charon (non-annotated)

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.

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Landslides in a Charon Chasm (annotated)

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.

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Landslides in a Charon Chasm (non-annotated)

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.

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X-Rays from Pluto

The first detection of Pluto in X-rays has been made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory in conjunction with observations from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

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