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March 18, 2019
Press Briefing: Revealing the First Primordial Planetesimal

January 3, 2019
Press Briefing: The Ultima Thule Flyby

January 2, 2019
Press Briefing: First Results

January 1, 2019
Spacecraft status, latest images and data download schedule

December 31, 2018
New Horizons Spacecraft Homing in on Kuiper Belt Target

October 24, 2018
New Horizons Team Previews Ultima Thule Flyby
American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting

December 12, 2017
New Horizons Explores the Kuiper Belt
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Meeting

October 18, 2016
NASA's New Horizons Mission: Discoveries on Pluto and Worlds Beyond
AAS Division for Planetary Sciences and European Planetary Science Congress

March 21, 2016
New Horizons: Peering into Pluto's Past
Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

November 9, 2015
Science Results from the New Horizons Encounter with Pluto
47th Annual Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting

July 24, 2015
New Horizons Team Finds Haze, Flowing Ice on Pluto

April 29, 2015
NASA's New Horizons Detects Surface Features, Possible Polar Cap on Pluto

April 14, 2015
NASA's New Horizons Nears Historic Encounter with Pluto

January 3, 2019

Press Briefing: New Horizons Kuiper Belt Extended Mission - The Ultima Thule Flyby


Panelists included:

  • Alan Stern, New Horizons Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Mark Showalter, New Horizons Co-Investigator, SETI Institute
  • Leslie Young, New Horizons Co-Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Silvia Protopapa, New Horizons Co-Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Paul Schenk, New Horizons Co-Investigator, Lunar and Planetary Institute
  • James Tuttle Keane (Caltech), Leila Gabasova (University of Grenoble Alpes), Mallory Kinczyk (North Carolina State University), New Horizons Science Team Collaborators

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Pluto, Ultima Thule and the Kuiper Belt

Alan Stern

New Horizons Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute

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No Moons (So Far)

Mark Showalter

New Horizons Co-Investigator,SETI Institute

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No Atmosphere (So Far)

Leslie Young

New Horizons Co-Investigator, Southwest Research Institute

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Ultima Thule: A Cold Classical Kuiper Belt Object

Silvia Protopapa

New Horizons Co-Investigator, Southwest Research Institute

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Ultima Thule in Stereo

Paul Schenk

New Horizons Co-Investigator, Lunar and Planetary Institute

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The Art of Science

James Tuttle Keane (Caltech), Leila Gabasova (University of Grenoble Alpes), Mallory Kinczyk (North Carolina State University)

New Horizons Science Team Collaborators

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