Videos


- Archive of Live Broadcasts

Countdown to Pluto

Countdown to Pluto: July 14, 2015, Phone Home

New Horizons Webcast: July 14, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: July 14, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: July 14, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: July 13, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: July 13, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: July 12, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: July 12, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: July 11, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: July 11, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: July 10, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: July 10, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: July 9, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: July 9, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: July 8, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: July 8, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: June 30, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: June 30, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: June 23, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: June 23, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: June 16, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: June 16, 2015

Countdown to Pluto: June 9, 2015

New Horizons Webcast: June 9, 2015

Pluto in a Minute

July 21, 2015: Dr. Brian May Shows Us How To Really See Pluto

July 21, 2015

July 20, 2015: How LORRI Takes Such Phenomenal Pictures

July 20, 2015

July 19, 2015: What Is New Horizons Going to Do After Pluto?

July 19, 2015

July 18, 2015: New Horizons Says It's Even Colder on Pluto

July 18, 2015

July 17, 2015: Ice Mountains Were a Real Surprise for New Horizons

July 17, 2015

July 16, 2015: How Did Pluto Accelerate New Horizons?

July 16, 2015

July 15, 2015: How Did New Horizons Phone Home?

July 15, 2015

July 14, 2015: 50 Years of Imaging

July 15, 2015

July 13, 2015: New Horizons is Going Dark for Flyby

July 13, 2015

July 12, 2015: Meet New Horizons' Science Payload

July 12, 2015

July 11, 2015: #PlutoTime

July 10, 2015

July 10, 2015: Eyes on Pluto

July 10, 2015

July 9, 2015: Why A Flyby?

July 9, 2015

July 8, 2015: How Similar are Pluto and Charon to the Earth and the Moon?

July 8, 2015

July 7, 2015: How Did Pluto Get So Far Away?

July 7, 2015

July 4, 2015: Five Things You Didn't Know About Pluto's Atmosphere​

July 4, 2015

July 3, 2015: How New Horizons Will See Pluto Without Knowing Where It Is

July 3, 2015

July 2, 2015: The Other Red Planet

July 2, 2015

July 1, 2015: Pluto is Two-faced!

July 1, 2015

June 30, 2015: There's Methane on Pluto!

June 30, 2015

NASA EDGE

New Horizons

NASA EDGE New Horizons

- Data Movies

Pluto System

New Horizons Video: Coming in Toward a Landing on Pluto

07/14/2016

New Horizons Video: Coming in Toward a Landing on Pluto

"Eyes on" simulation video of the Encounter

07/14/2016

New Horizons' Best Close-Up of Pluto's Surface

05/27/2016

New Horizons' Best Close-Up of Pluto's Surface

Spinning Moons

11/09/2015

Spinning Moons

Flyover Sputnik Planum

09/21/2015

Flyover Sputnik Planum

Mountains on Pluto

07/15/2015

Mountains on Pluto

Pluto and Charon Surfaces in Living Color

07/03/2015

Pluto and Charon Surfaces in Living Color

The ‘Other’ Red Planet

07/03/2015

The 'Other' Red Planet

Features on Pluto and Charon

06/11/2015

Features on Pluto and Charon

Pluto and Charon in Color: Pluto-Centric View

06/11/2015

Pluto and Charon in Color: Pluto-Centric View

Pluto and Charon in Color: Barycentric View

06/11/2015

Pluto and Charon in Color: Barycentric View

Variations in Pluto's Surface During Rotation

06/11/2015

Variations in Pluto's Surface During Rotation

Pluto's Faintest Known Moons

05/12/2015

New Horizons Spots Pluto’s Faintest Known Moons

Pluto-centric Movie

04/29/2015

Pluto-centric

Bary-centric Movie

04/29/2015

Bary-centric

New Horizons Spots Small Moons Orbiting Pluto

02/18/2015

New Horizons Spots Small Moons Orbiting Pluto

A Long Distance Look from LORRI

01/27/2015

A Long Distance Look from LORRI

A Moon over Pluto

07/24/2014

A Moon over Pluto

A Moon over Pluto (Close up)

07/24/2014

A Moon over Pluto (Close up)

New Horizons Sees Pluto

09/24/2006

New Horizons Sees Pluto

New Horizons at Jupiter

Ring Erosion

Ring Erosion

Arc Discovery

Arc Discovery

Ammonia Clouds on Jupiter

Pluto/Charon Orbit Sun

Tvashtar in Motion

Tvashtar in Motion

Shepherd Moons

Shepherd Moons

Tvashtar Movie

Tvashtar Movie

A 'Moving' Jupiter Global Map

A Moving Jupiter Global Map

A Day on Jupiter

A Day on Jupiter

Jupiter Rotation

Jupiter Rotation

- Events

Flagship Plutopalooza Event Videos

Cal Academy

04/25/2015

Plutopalooza Event

Explorers Club

05/13/2015

Plutopalooza Event

American Museum of Natural History

05/14/2015

Plutopalooza Event

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

06/10/2015

Plutopalooza Event

- 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

- Mission Videos

Scott Kelly Recognizes Pluto Flyby from the Space Station

07/14/2015

Scott Kelly Recognizes Pluto Flyby from the Space Station

The Wait

 

The Wait

The Year of Pluto

 

The Year of Pluto

New Horizons Model Dedication

Video played at the dedication of the New Horizons model at the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center on Oct. 17, 2008.

Pluto/Charon Orbit Sun

The Great Planet Debate
Science as Process - A Scientific Conference and Educator Workshop

August 14-16, 2008 at the The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Kossiakoff Center, Laurel, MD

The Great Planet Debate

Scientists Get First Look at Io

Andy Cheng and Hal Weaver at APL discuss the first look at the LORRI images on Monday, February 26, 2007.

Mission Scientists, Hal Weaver and Andy Cheng February 26, 2007

Scientists Get First Look at Io

Andy Cheng and Hal Weaver at APL discuss the first look at the LORRI images on Monday, February 26, 2007 and are joined by team member John Spencer from Boulder, CO, on the phone to share the news.

Mission Scientists, Hal Weaver, Andy Cheng, and John Spencer February 26, 2007

Launch Video

New Horizons lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on January 19, 2006.

Launch Video

Space Academy - New Horizons Mission to Pluto

March 10, 2005 - Watch as 100 Maryland middle schoolers learn about the "first mission to the last planet" just months before New Horizons embarks on its historic journey.

New Horizons Mission to Pluto

Comcast Local Edition

Then-Deputy Mission Systems Engineer Jim Stratton describes the first mission to Pluto in March 2005.

Space Academy: New Horizons Mission

Student Dust Counter - Destination Pluto and Beyond

Go inside the effort to build the New Horizons Student Dust Counter – the first student-built instrument on a NASA planetary mission.

Destination Pluto and Beyond

- Movie Trailers

The Year of Pluto Trailer

The New Horizons mission will help us understand worlds at the edge of our solar system by making the first reconnaissance of the planet Pluto and by venturing deeper into the distant, mysterious Kuiper Belt – a relic of solar system formation.

The Year of Pluto Trailer

New Horizons Going for Planetary Gold

At Pluto, New Horizons Going for Planetary Science Gold

Coming Soon: New Horizons Meets Pluto

Coming soon to a solar system near you: New Horizons Meets Pluto!

2010: Halfway to Pluto
The Adventure Continues

A New Adventure Begins

A New Adventure Begins

A New Adventure Begins

- Passport to Pluto

Passport to Pluto

Passport to Pluto

The story of New Horizons from idea to launch pad.

Passport to Pluto and Beyond

Passport to Pluto and Beyond

The New Horizons story continues through the Jupiter encounter.

- Podcasts

Clyde Tombaugh: Discover of Pluto

 

Clyde Tombaugh: Discover of Pluto

Walking to Pluto

NASA's Jim Green Walks to Pluto

Joe Peterson

Joe Peterson

Getting to Pluto is a Team Sport

Getting to Pluto is a Team Sport

Taking Pictures of Pluto

Mark Holdridge

Clyde Tombaugh's Legacy of Discovery

Tombaugh family members reflect on New Horizons mission and the exploration of the planet their father discovered.

Tombaugh Birthday

The Real PlutoPhiles

Alan Stern

AlanSternPlutophile

Alex Parker

AlexParkerPlutophile

Amanda Gulbis

AmandaGulbisPlutophile

Bill McKinnon

BillMcKinnonPlutophile

Dale Cruikshank

DaleCruikshankPlutophile

Fran Bagenal

FranBagenalPlutophile

James Green

JamesGreenPlutophile

Jamey Szalay

JameySzalayPlutophile

Leslie Young

LeslieYoungPlutophile

Marc Buie

MarcBuiePlutophile

Pluto Encounter Rehearsal

Part I: The Encounter Begins

The calendar said July 2013, but for the New Horizons team practicing the Pluto encounter, it was July 2015.

Part I: The Encounter Begins

Part II: Passing Pluto

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.

Part II: Passing Pluto

The KBO Search: Hunting Ancient Ice Worlds

On the Space Frontier

The New Horizons team searches for ancient ice worlds at the edge of the solar system

On the Space Frontier

The Observations Begin

Team members coordinate their KBO search between telescopes in Hawaii and Chile

The Observations Begin

Doing Astronomy on Top of the World

Mauna Kea offers some of the best views of space from Earth, but the living (and working) ain't always easy.

Doing Astronomy on Top of the World

Crowd-Sourcing the Kuiper Belt

For help in finding a potential KBO flyby target, New Horizons scientists took to the Web.

Crowd-Sourcing the Kuiper Belt


NASA Mission Update Video

NASA Mission Update: New Horizons

NASA Mission Update: New Horizons


New Horizons: To Pluto & Beyond

Podcast #1: From Earth to Jupiter

Meet the team preparing New Horizons for its Jupiter flyby.

From Earth to Jupiter

Podcast #2: The Jupiter Flyby

Flying Past Jupiter boosts New Horizons speed and shaves years off the trip to Pluto.

The Jupiter Flyby

Podcast #3: New Horizons Encounter with Jupiter: Science Never Sleeps

The Jupiter gravity assist gives New Horizons a chance to test its science instruments - and make discoveries along the way.

New Horizons Encounter with Jupiter: Science Never Sleeps

Podcast #4: Jupiter Closest Approach

New Horizons braves the tough radiation environment at Jupiter and gives the team new views of the solar system's largest planet.

Jupiter Closest Approach

Podcast #5: The Hibernation Express

A successful flyby behind it and a long cruise ahead, the team places New Horizons in hibernation.

The Hibernation Express

NASA Direct: New Horizons Features

Next Stop: Pluto

Next Stop: Pluto

Planning a mission to the far reaches of the solar system is no easy task.

Designed Specially for Pluto:

Designed Specially for Pluto

New Horizons sports science instruments that will send us first-of-a-kind images.



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- Press Conferences

Media Briefing

NASA's New Horizons Team Reveals New Scientific Findings on Pluto. July 24, 2015

NASA's New Horizons Team Reveals New Scientific Findings on Pluto

New Horizons: Capturing the Heart of Pluto

NASA officials and team members provide an update and share the latest developments on the spacecraft. July 17, 2015

NASA's New Horizons: Seeing Pluto Like Never Before

Media Briefing

Mission team members discuss the initial data returned from the Pluto Flyby. July 15, 2015

NASA's New Horizons: Seeing Pluto Like Never Before

Pluto Flyby Media Briefing

Mission team members discuss the preparations, expectations, and plans for the Pluto Flyby. July 14, 2015

NASA's New Horizons: Seeing Pluto Like Never Before

NASA's New Horizons: Seeing Pluto Like Never Before

Mission team members discuss the science of exploring Pluto. April 14, 2015

NASA's New Horizons: Seeing Pluto Like Never Before

NASA's New Horizons: Getting to Pluto

Mission team members preview the spacecraft's encounter at Pluto. April 14, 2015

NASA's New Horizons: Getting to Pluto

New Horizons on Pluto's Doorstep

Mission team previews the Pluto encounter at the American Geophysical Union 2014 Fall Meeting. Dec. 18, 2014

New Horizons on Pluto's Doorstep

New Horizons: Continuing Voyager’s Legacy of Exploration

In August 2014, New Horizons crossed Neptune's orbit on the 25th anniversary of Voyager 2's encounter with the planet.

Aug. 25, 2014

Press Conference

New Horizons and Voyager: Connections and Recollections

New Horizons scientists recall their work during the Voyager Neptune encounter.

Aug. 25, 2014

Press Conference

Jupiter Science Media Briefing

The New Horizons team covers Jupiter in this NASA Science Update from May 2007.

Press Conference