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New Horizons Latest!

Mike.Buckley@jhuapl.edu (M. Buckley)
Flowing ice and a surprising extended haze are among the newest discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons mission, which reveal distant Pluto to be an icy world of wonders.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 20:00
Mike.Buckley@jhuapl.edu (M. Buckley)
If you have a minute, the New Horizons team has the answers to your questions about the first mission to Pluto – thanks to "Pluto in a Minute."
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 00:00
Mike.Buckley@jhuapl.edu (M. Buckley)
A newly discovered mountain range lies near the southwestern margin of Pluto’s Tombaugh Regio, situated between bright, icy plains and dark, heavily-cratered terrain.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 22:00
Mike.Buckley@jhuapl.edu (M. Buckley)
While Pluto's largest moon, Charon, has grabbed most of the lunar spotlight, two of Pluto's smaller and lesser-known satellites are starting to come into focus via new images from New Horizons.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 19:54