Pluto

12.31.15
USPS' 2016 stamps celebrate Pluto's exploration
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USPS' 2016 stamps celebrate Pluto's exploration

...and 'Star Trek's' 50th anniversary.

By M. Moon,   12.31.15
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12.26.15
Pluto gets rainbow-hued in NASA's latest images
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Pluto gets rainbow-hued in NASA's latest images

New Horizons' infrared filter is casting the dwarf planet in a new light.

By J. Fingas,   12.26.15
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12.13.15
Watch Pluto's mesmerizing space weather
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Watch Pluto's mesmerizing space weather

NASA's Solar System weather simulation shows how quiet it was near Pluto when New Horizons showed up.

By J. Fingas,   12.13.15
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12.12.15
NASA releases an even closer look at Pluto's heart
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NASA releases an even closer look at Pluto's heart

Even Pluto's heart is full of scars.

By M. Moon,   12.12.15
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12.05.15
NASA shows the sharpest ever close-up photos of Pluto
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NASA shows the sharpest ever close-up photos of Pluto

You can clearly see the mountains and ice on the dwarf planet.

By M. Moon,   12.05.15
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11.15.15
The Big Picture: A psychedelic portrait of Pluto by New Horizons
11.15.15

The Big Picture: A psychedelic portrait of Pluto by New Horizons

The New Horizons team dressed the dwarf planet up in a surreal color scheme.

By M. Moon,   11.15.15
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11.05.15
New Horizons is now on track to explore the outer solar system
11.05.15

New Horizons is now on track to explore the outer solar system

New Horizons has begun its billion mile journey towards an ancient body.

By C. Klimovski,   11.05.15
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10.23.15
New Horizons parts Pluto with a shot of its puniest moon
10.23.15

New Horizons parts Pluto with a shot of its puniest moon

NASA's spacecraft is now enroute to a 30-mile-wide object a billion miles away.

By S. Dent,   10.23.15
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