Interviews


Spacewalking Videos

Person-on-the-street interviews from Baltimore, Maryland, in 2006.

Spacewalking: Is Pluto a Planet?

Spacewalking Videos


Team Member Interviews

How did members of the New Horizons team view the mission before it was even approved for launch? Watch segments of these interviews from early 2005.

What is the scientific urgency to get to Pluto now?

Alan Stern<

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator

What will Pluto tell us about the solar system?

Alan Stern<

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator

What is the significance of the name New Horizons?

Alan Stern<

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator

What do we want to learn about the Kuiper Belt?

Alan Stern<

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator

Describe the chance to explore Pluto.

Alan Stern<

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator

Why should we study Pluto and the Kuiper Belt?

Leslie Young

Leslie Young, Deputy Project Scientist

What is a Kuiper Belt Object?

Leslie Young

Leslie Young, Deputy Project Scientist

What makes Pluto different from other planets in our solar system?

Leslie Young

Leslie Young, Deputy Project Scientist

What do we hope to learn from this mission?

Leslie Young

Leslie Young, Deputy Project Scientist

How does a spacecraft get to Pluto?

Robert Farquhar

Robert Farquhar, Mission Director

What does the team want to study at Pluto?

Robert Farquhar

Robert Farquhar, Mission Director

How will the spacecraft communicate with Earth?

Andrew Cheng

Andrew Cheng, Science Team Member

Why explore Pluto?

Andrew Cheng

Andrew Cheng, Science Team Member

Why is it important to send a spacecraft to Pluto now?

Andrew Cheng

Andrew Cheng, Science Team Member

How is Pluto different than its moon Charon?

Andrew Cheng

Andrew Cheng, Science Team Member

Describe the excitement of exploring Pluto.

Andrew Cheng

Andrew Cheng, Science Team Member