NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Arrives at Pluto

After a journey of nine and a half years through the Solar System, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto today, about 7,750 miles (12,470 km) above the dwarf planet’s surface. New Horizons currently is in data-gathering mode and not in contact with flight controllers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physical Laboratory. The [...] —> Read More