December 17, 2014On the Eve of Encounter: New Horizons at AGU
After nine years and three billion miles in flight, it's "mission on" for New Horizons at Pluto! New Horizons team members will preview the upcoming Pluto encounter for media attending the American Geophysical Union Fall meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 11:30 a.m. PST (2:30 p.m. EST). They'll cover why we're traveling to Pluto, what we want to learn, how we're going to collect this new information, and our efforts to bring the excitement of this incredible voyage to the public.
Watch the workshop webcast here.
Speakers include Alan Stern, New Horizons principal investigator, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colo.; William McKinnon, New Horizons co-investigator, Washington University in St. Louis; Mark Holdridge, New Horizons encounter mission manager, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md.; and Cathy Olkin, New Horizons deputy project scientist, Southwest Research Institute.