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February 13, 2019
Press Briefing: Discovering How Planetary Building Blocks Form

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January 1, 2019
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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

February 13, 2020

New Horizons in the Kuiper Belt

Press Briefing: Discovering How Planetary Building Blocks Form

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting


Panelists included:

  • Dr.Alan Stern, New Horizons Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute
  • Dr. William B. McKinnon, New Horizons Co-Investigator, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Dr. Will Grundy, New Horizons Co-Investigator, Lowell Observatory
  • Dr. John Spencer, New Horizons Deputy Project Scientist, Southwest Research Institute

Speakers and their presentation graphics are listed below:

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Exploring Kuiper Belt Objects

Dr. Alan Stern

New Horizons Principal Investigator, Southwest Research Institute

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Stern Slide 1

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Stern Slide 2

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Stern Slide 3

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Slide 5

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Stern Slide 5

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Stern Slide 6

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Discovering How Planetesimals Form

Dr. William B. McKinnon

New Horizons Co-Investigator, Washington University in St. Louis

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McKinnon Slide 1

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McKinnon Slide 2

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McKinnon Slide 3

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McKinnon Slide 4

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McKinnon Slide 5

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McKinnon Slide 6

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Color and Composition Evidence

Dr. Will Grundy

New Horizons Co-Investigator, Lowell Observatory

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Grundy Slide 1

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Grundy Slide 2

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Grundy Slide 3

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Grundy Slide 4

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Shape Evidence

Dr. John Spencer

New Horizons Deputy Project Scientist, Southwest Research Institute

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Spencer Slide 1

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Spencer Slide 2

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Spencer Slide 4 Slide

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Closing Slide

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