After 852 days of exploration, NASA’s New Horizons is taking a break.
What happens when the MTV Music Awards, the Oscars, and the Nobel Prizes collide in a 25 million dollar pile up? The 2017 Breakthrough Prizes, of course.
Pluto’s heart may be hiding a beautiful secret.
Slowest... data transfer... ever.
A decade ago, NASA launched what would become its fastest interplanetary probe: the New Horizons mission to explore little Pluto in the lonely, frigid outer marches of the Solar System. Its incredible images of the whilom Ninth Planet are already the stuff of NASA legend—and its journey of discovery is only just beginning.
What secrets lie beneath the dwarf planet's heart?
And you can watch how it happened.
There’s a new space race, a multilateral contest between many nations to conquer the high frontier. It’s the sort of competition that avails the entire species, and as it accelerates with newer entrants we all inch a little closer to the stars. Here’s a look at the past, present, and future projects of the world’s top space agencies.
"It makes a mark for our time of what we aspire to be, which is a greater society."
See the most detailed image of the icy world at the farthest reaches of our solar system.
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