NASA unveils latest Pluto flyby images from New Horizons probe
NASA unveils latest Pluto flyby images from New Horizons probe

NASA unveils the much awaited images of Pluto taken by the New Horizons spacecraft during the July 14 historic flyby of the dwarf planet.

NASA to release new Pluto flyby images, science findings today
NASA to release new Pluto flyby images, science findings today

The US space agency, NASA, will on Friday release new images of the dwarf planet Pluto taken by New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) during Tuesday's historic flyby.

NASA probe reveals fresh details of Pluto's largest moon Charon
NASA probe reveals fresh details of Pluto's largest moon Charon

NASA has released a new image of Charon captured by New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) from a distance of 289,000 miles (466,000 kilometers), revealing remarkable new details of Pluto's largest moon.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft makes historic flyby of Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft makes historic flyby of Pluto

Pluto flyby: Australian tracking station to get first new images of dwarf planet
Pluto flyby: Australian tracking station to get first new images of dwarf planet

A space tracking station surrounded by cows in an Australian valley will on Tuesday become the first place in the world to get close-up images of Pluto, the most distant planetary body ever explored.

NASA's New Horizons probe to make close flyby of Pluto shortly
NASA's New Horizons probe to make close flyby of Pluto shortly

NASA's unmanned spacecraft, New Horizons, has begun the most intense phase of its historic encounter with dwarf planet Pluto.

Nasa's JPL launches an app to watch a live computer simulation of New Horizons
Nasa's JPL launches an app to watch a live computer simulation of New Horizons

Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab has released an app for Mac and PC called 'Eyes on the Solar System' which allows the users to watch a live computer simulation of New Horizons' approach.

NASA's New Horizons all set for historic Pluto flyby Tuesday
NASA's New Horizons all set for historic Pluto flyby Tuesday

The New Horizons spacecraft is said to be in good shape as it gears up for a historic Pluto flyby Tuesday, July 14.

Historic flyby of Pluto on track despite probe glitch, says NASA
Historic flyby of Pluto on track despite probe glitch, says NASA

NASA said on Monday it expects the New Horizons spacecraft to be back in service on Tuesday after a computer crash over the weekend threatened its upcoming historic flyby of Pluto.

Griffith Observatory to celebrate first close encounter ever with Pluto

 On July 14, 2015, after a journey of 10 years and three billion miles, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make the first close encounter ever with Pluto.

Experience 'Pluto time' with new NASA tool
Experience 'Pluto time' with new NASA tool

 Ever wondered how bright is the day on Pluto, which is around five billion km away from us? Now you can experience a Pluto day here on the Earth thanks to a new NASA tool.

NASA probe detects 'polar cap' on distant Pluto
NASA probe detects 'polar cap' on distant Pluto

For the first time, images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft are revealing bright and dark regions on the surface of faraway Pluto - the primary target of the New Horizons' close flyby in mid-July this year.

NASA detects possible polar cap on Pluto
NASA detects possible polar cap on Pluto

Pluto may have a polar ice cap, NASA scientists said Wednesday after analyzing the latest images from an unmanned spacecraft that is approaching the distant dwarf planet.The New Horizons spacecraft will fly by Pluto on July 14, and has already begun sending back blurry pictures of the celestial b

NASA reveals first-ever colour image of Pluto
NASA reveals first-ever colour image of Pluto

 NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, set to fly by the Pluto system on July 14, has sent its first colour image of the dwarf planet and its largest moon Charon.

Now's your chance to put names on Pluto and Charon map
Now's your chance to put names on Pluto and Charon map

Public has been asked to help name features on Pluto.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft probe begins flyby over Pluto
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft probe begins flyby over Pluto

US space agency NASA's New Horizons spacecraft officially began its long-awaited, historic encounter with Pluto on Thursday. The spacecraft will approach to the dwarf planet with the first close-up flyby scheduled for July 14.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft awakens for encounter with Pluto
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft awakens for encounter with Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, the first probe sent to Pluto, has come out of hibernation after a voyage of nearly nine years and three billion miles away from Earth, the US space agency announced on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

'Global selfie' to send Earth's self-portrait into space
'Global selfie' to send Earth's self-portrait into space

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New York: US space agency has aproved a "global selfie" project that aims to send a special message from earth to space via NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

Pluto`s moon Charon may have had an underground ocean in the past

A new study by NASA has revealed that there might be cracks in Pluto`s giant moon Charon, which could indicate that it once had a subterranean ocean of liquid water.

Pluto`s largest moon Charon discovered

NASA`s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has spotted the planet`s Texas-sized, ice-covered moon Charon for the first time, using its highest-resolution telescopic camera.