Publications


There are thousands of Pluto and Kuiper Belt and New Horizons papers; this section primarily includes refereed journal papers about the New Horizons mission, Pluto and the Kuiper Belt with team members as first author, or have New Horizons in the title, or were published in 2015 or later.

Special Issues

 

Science

ALICE: The Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph Aboard the New Horizons Pluto Mission Spacecraft
By Stern et al.
© 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.
This paper was published in Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5906, 2005, and is made available as an electronic reprint with permission of SPIE. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

Discovery and Orbit of Charon
By James W. Christy and Robert S. Harrington
Icarus, vol. 44, Oct. 1980, pp. 38–40

IAUC 288: PLANET PLUTO; 1930d

IAUC 289: PLANET PLUTO; 1930c

IAUC 3515: 1978 P 1; Occns BY NEPTUNE; Occn BY URANUS; 1980g

Journey to the Farthest Planet
By Alan Stern Alan
Scientific American, vol. 286, no. 5, May 2002, p. 56

Planetary Science: Out on the Edge
By William B. McKinnon
Nature, vol. 418, no. 6894, July 11, 2002, pp. 135–137

Radiometric Performance Results of the New Horizons' ALICE UV Imaging Spectrograph
By Slater et al.
© 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.
This paper was published in Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5906, 2005, and is made available as an electronic reprint with permission of SPIE. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

Spacecraft • Mission Design • Mission Operations

A Description of the Pluto-Bound New Horizons Spacecraft
By David Y. Kusnierkiewicz et al.
Acta Astronautica: Infinite Possibilities Global Realities, Selected Proceedings of the 55th International Astronautical Federation Congress, Vancouver, Oct. 4–8, 2004, vol. 57, no. 2–8, July/October 2005, pp. 135–144

A Regenerative Pseudonoise Range Tracking System for the New Horizons Spacecraft
By DeBolt et al.
ION-Institute of Navigation 61st Annual Conference, Cambridge, MA, June 2005, pp. 487–497

Baseline Design of New Horizons Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
By Yanping Guo and Robert W. Farquhar
Acta Astronautica, vol. 58, no. 10, May 2006, pp. 550–559

Calibration of the New Horizons Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager
By Morgan et al.
© 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.
This paper was published in Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5906, 2005, and is made available as an electronic reprint with permission of SPIE. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

Design and Fabrication of the New Horizons Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager
By Conard et al.
© 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.
This paper was published in Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5906, 2005, and is made available as an electronic reprint with permission of SPIE. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

Flexible Coherent Digital Transceiver for Low Power Space Missions
By C. B. Haskins et al.
2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, pp. 1–8
© 2006 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.

Measurement Techniques Used to Boresight, Flight Qualify and Align the 2.1-Meter High Gain Antenna for NASA's New Horizons Mission to Pluto
By John Troll and Ron Schulze
Journal of the CSMC, vol. 1, no. 1, Summer 2006, pp. 6–15

New Horizons Mission Design for the Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission
By Yanping Guo and Robert W. Farquhar
AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Monterey, CA, August 5–8, 2002, AIAA-2002-4722

New Horizons Mission to Pluto/Charon: Reducing Costs of a Long-Duration Mission
By Bowman et al.
55th International Astronautical Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, the International Academy of Astronautics, and the International Institute of Space Law, Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 4–8, 2004

New Horizons Pluto Approach Navigation
By Miller et al.
From Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, vol. 119, no. I, Space Flight Mechanics 2004, 2005, pp. 529–540, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Maui, HI, Feb. 8–12, 2004

New Horizons Pluto–Kuiper Belt Mission: Design and Simulation of the Pluto–Charon Encounter
By Yanping Guo and Robert W. Farquhar
Acta Astronautica, vol. 56, no. 3, February 2005, pp. 421–429

The Pluto-New Horizons RTG and Power System Early Mission Performance
By Geffrey K. Ottman and Christopher B. Hersman
4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and Exhibit (IECEC), San Diego, CA, June 26–29, 2006, AIAA 2006-4029

The RF Telecommunications System for the New Horizons Mission to Pluto
By DeBoy et al.
2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, vol. 3, pp. 1463–1476
© 2004 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.

X-band Digital Receiver for the New Horizons Spacecraft
By C. B. Haskins and W. P. Millard
2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, vol. 3, pp. 1488+
© 2004 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.