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New Horizons Spacecraft Goes Silent As It Makes Closest Approach To Pluto

NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft will go silent as it scans Pluto during its closest approach to the dwarf planet.


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Pluto Picture Shows The Dwarf Planet Has A Big Heart

An image of Pluto taken by instruments on board NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft shows a light-colored feature on the surface that resembles a Valentine’s heart.


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How To Watch The NASA New Horizons Pluto Flyby

NASA is offering a livestream from mission control as images and data from Pluto are transmitted to Earth by the New Horizons spacecraft.


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NASA’s Hubble Shows Pluto’s Moons Tumbling In Chaos

Astronomers created computer simulations of Pluto’s moons using data from the Hubble Space Telescope.


View of the Palomar Observatory at night, San Diego, California.  Scientists at the observatory were instrumental in determining that Pluto be downgraded to a dwarf planet.  (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Contest Seeks Underworldly Names For 2 Pluto Moons

Want to name Pluto’s two tiniest moons? Then you’ll need to dig deep into mythology.


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