New Horizons News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Media Call: New Horizons Mission Plans Following Spacecraft Anomaly
    NASA HQ - Monday, July 6, 2015
    Posted on: 7/6/2015 6:39:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Met Unprecedented Challenges Sending Spacecraft to Pluto
    Kennedy Space Center - Thursday, July 2, 2015
    Posted on: 7/2/2015 7:18:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Television Coverage, Media Activities for Pluto Flyby
    NASA HQ - Thursday, June 11, 2015
    Posted on: 6/11/2015 9:42:48 PM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Media Call to Discuss Surprising Observations of Pluto’s Moons
    NASA HQ - Thursday, May 28, 2015
    Posted on: 5/28/2015 6:56:53 PM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Media Call on Latest Images of Pluto from New Horizons Spacecraft
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Posted on: 4/28/2015 9:04:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Briefings on Historic Mission to Pluto
    NASA HQ - Thursday, April 9, 2015
    Posted on: 4/9/2015 11:57:51 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA to Hold Media Call Today to Discuss New Horizons Mission Plans Following Spacecraft Anomaly
    NASA HQ - July 6, 2015
    Posted on: 7/6/2015 4:59:17 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Plans July 7 Return to Normal Science Operations
    NASA HQ - July 5, 2015
    Posted on: 7/6/2015 2:38:08 AM PDT

  • New Horizons Spacecraft In Safe Mode
    NASA HQ - July 4, 2015
    Posted on: 7/5/2015 3:59:36 AM PDT

  • New Horizons Team Completes First Search for Pluto System Hazards
    MacArthur Foundation - May 28, 2015
    Posted on: 5/28/2015 6:54:21 PM PDT

  • NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Nears Historic July 14 Encounter with Pluto
    NASA HQ - April 14, 2015
    Posted on: 4/14/2015 6:08:10 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Sampling Space Weather on Approach to Pluto
    NASA HQ - March 27, 2015
    Posted on: 3/27/2015 6:04:31 PM PDT

  • NASA Spacecraft Returns New Images of Pluto En Route to Historic Encounter
    NASA HQ - February 4, 2015
    Posted on: 2/4/2015 11:43:16 PM PDT

  • New Horizons Starts Optical Navigation Campaign
    Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission - January 27, 2015
    Posted on: 1/27/2015 10:26:13 PM PDT

  • An Atmospheric General Circulation Model for Pluto with Predictions for New Horizons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 13, 2015
    Posted on: 1/14/2015 2:42:43 AM PDT

  • 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