Tombaugh family members reflect on New Horizons mission and the exploration of the planet their father discovered.
The calendar said July 2013, but for the New Horizons team practicing the Pluto encounter, it was July 2015.
The mission team guides spacecraft activity and examines simulated data in the same way they'll handle the "real thing" when Pluto slowly reveals its secrets to New Horizons in July 2015.
The New Horizons team searches for ancient ice worlds at the edge of the solar system
Team members coordinate their KBO search between telescopes in Hawaii and Chile
Mauna Kea offers some of the best views of space from Earth, but the living (and working) ain't always easy.
For help in finding a potential KBO flyby target, New Horizons scientists took to the Web.
Meet the team preparing New Horizons for its Jupiter flyby.
Flying Past Jupiter boosts New Horizons speed and shaves years off the trip to Pluto.
The Jupiter gravity assist gives New Horizons a chance to test its science instruments - and make discoveries along the way.
New Horizons braves the tough radiation environment at Jupiter and gives the team new views of the solar system's largest planet.
A successful flyby behind it and a long cruise ahead, the team places New Horizons in hibernation.
Planning a mission to the far reaches of the solar system is no easy task.
New Horizons sports science instruments that will send us first-of-a-kind images.
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