New Horizons News


Mission Press Releases

  • On Pluto's Doorstep - New Horizons Awakens for Encounter
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Monday, December 8, 2014
    Posted on: 12/8/2014 8:02:20 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Readies for Encounter with Pluto, Kuiper Belt
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Thursday, December 4, 2014
    Posted on: 12/4/2014 4:57:30 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Spacecraft Crosses Neptune Orbit En Route to Historic Pluto Encounter
    NASA HQ - Monday, August 25, 2014
    Posted on: 8/25/2014 6:11:30 PM PDT

  • NASA TV to Air Events That Highlight Pluto-Bound Spacecraft
    - Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Posted on: 8/21/2014 3:28:51 PM PDT

  • NASA Hubble to Begin Search Beyond Pluto for a New Horizons Mission Target
    NASA HQ - Monday, June 16, 2014
    Posted on: 6/16/2014 3:23:23 PM PDT

  • NASA Hubble Discovers Fifth Moon of Pluto
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Posted on: 7/11/2012 5:08:33 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Aims to Put Its Stamp on History
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Posted on: 2/1/2012 9:56:36 PM PDT

  • The PI’s Perspective: Ever Plan Ahead? How About Six Years Ahead?
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
    Posted on: 5/21/2009 4:33:55 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Team Remembers Venetia Phair, the 'Girl Who Named Pluto'
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Friday, May 8, 2009
    Posted on: 5/11/2009 2:38:30 PM PDT

  • NASA Mission Madness: Send New Horizons to Round 3
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Tuesday, March 24, 2009
    Posted on: 3/24/2009 5:37:05 PM PDT

  • NASA New Horizon Mission: The PI's Perspective: Welcome to Mid-Cruise!
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Monday, January 5, 2009
    Posted on: 1/5/2009 9:34:52 AM PDT

  • SETI Radio Telescopes Track New Horizons
    Johns Hopkins University - Monday, November 10, 2008
    Posted on: 11/10/2008 7:45:22 AM PDT

  • Storm Winds Blow In Jupiter's Little Red Spot
    MacArthur Foundation - Wednesday, May 21, 2008
    Posted on: 5/21/2008 1:22:29 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Crosses 9 AU
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Monday, February 25, 2008
    Posted on: 2/25/2008 8:14:41 AM PDT

  • 'Ice' Congratulates 'Fire' on a Successful Mercury Flyby
    Iowa State University - Wednesday, January 16, 2008
    Posted on: 1/16/2008 7:41:10 AM PDT

  • New Horizons' Alice UV spectrograph observes Io's atmosphere change in response to eclipse events
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, October 9, 2007
    Posted on: 10/9/2007 10:28:23 AM PDT

  • Pluto-Bound New Horizons Sees Changes in Jupiter System
    Johns Hopkins University - Tuesday, October 9, 2007
    Posted on: 10/9/2007 10:26:31 AM PDT

  • New Horizons' SWAP instrument reveals complex structure, diverse plasma populations in Jupiter's magnetotail
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, October 9, 2007
    Posted on: 10/9/2007 9:20:32 AM PDT

  • NASA Scientist Available for Interviews About New Jupiter Findings
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, October 4, 2007
    Posted on: 10/4/2007 8:01:05 PM PDT

  • New Horizons to Voyager: Happy 30th Anniversary!
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - Wednesday, September 5, 2007
    Posted on: 9/5/2007 12:51:56 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • New Horizons Marks a ‘Year Out’ with a Successful Course Correction
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - July 15, 2014
    Posted on: 7/15/2014 5:09:53 PM PDT

  • Final ‘Pre-Pluto’ Annual Checkout Begins
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - June 17, 2014
    Posted on: 6/17/2014 6:59:16 PM PDT

  • Assessing Pluto from Afar - Worldwide, Ground-based Astronomy Campaign Supports New Horizons
    MacArthur Foundation - June 6, 2014
    Posted on: 6/6/2014 2:26:50 PM PDT

  • NASA New Horizons Status: Late in Cruise, and a Binary Ahoy
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - August 23, 2013
    Posted on: 8/26/2013 12:55:09 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Camera Spots Pluto's Largest Moon
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - July 10, 2013
    Posted on: 7/11/2013 12:33:00 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Team Sticking to Original Flight Plan at Pluto
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - June 14, 2013
    Posted on: 6/17/2013 12:35:17 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Gets a New Year's Workout
    - January 11, 2013
    Posted on: 1/11/2013 4:07:26 PM PDT

  • Hybrid fluid/kinetic modeling of Pluto's escaping atmosphere
    University of California, San Francisco - November 29, 2012
    Posted on: 11/29/2012 6:24:28 PM PDT

  • Pluto's Seasons: New Predictions for New Horizons
    University of California, San Francisco - November 29, 2012
    Posted on: 11/29/2012 6:23:04 PM PDT

  • A 3D general circulation model for Pluto and Triton with fixed volatile abundance and simplified surface forcing
    University of California, San Francisco - November 29, 2012
    Posted on: 11/29/2012 6:21:58 PM PDT

  • Halfway Between Uranus and Neptune, NASA New Horizons Cruises On to Pluto
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - November 29, 2012
    Posted on: 11/29/2012 6:19:47 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Spacecraft to Collect More Data When "Hibernating"
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - July 10, 2012
    Posted on: 7/10/2012 1:53:25 PM PDT

  • NASA New Horizons Mission to Pluto: Extending Our Horizons
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - May 10, 2012
    Posted on: 5/10/2012 4:04:44 PM PDT

  • New Horizons on Approach: 22 AU Down, Just 10 to Go February 10, 2012
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - February 14, 2012
    Posted on: 2/19/2012 7:28:57 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Works through Winter Wakeup January 27, 2012
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - January 27, 2012
    Posted on: 2/19/2012 7:28:22 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Team Remembers Patsy Tombaugh
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - January 18, 2012
    Posted on: 1/18/2012 2:34:39 PM PDT

  • Dwarf Planet Mysteries Beckon to New Horizons
    NASA HQ - September 5, 2011
    Posted on: 9/5/2011 8:24:36 PM PDT

  • NASA New Horizons Status: The PI's Perspective: Visiting Four Moons, in Just Four Years, for All Mankind
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - August 20, 2011
    Posted on: 8/20/2011 5:10:05 PM PDT

  • Reaching the Mid-Mission Milestone on the Way to Pluto
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - October 18, 2010
    Posted on: 10/19/2010 4:10:58 AM PDT

  • Course Correction Keeps New Horizons on Path to Pluto
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - July 2, 2010
    Posted on: 7/2/2010 10:53:52 AM PDT