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New Horizons sends back Kerberos images, adjusts course toward next targetLaurel KornfeldOctober 24th, 2015
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has returned images of Pluto's tiniest moon, Kerberos. In so doing, the far-ranging probe has shown it to be smaller than scientists expected with a highly reflective surface. The spacecraft was also commanded to begin shifting its trajectory to encounter a new Kuiper Belt Object (KBO).
First Pluto ‘family photo’ released, NYC Explorers Club holds ‘Plutopalooza’Laurel KornfeldMay 15th, 2015
With just two months remaining until New Horizons’ July 14, 2015, Pluto flyby, the mission team released a complete Pluto “family photo” featuring the entire system with its five known moons. With the spacecraft speeding toward its primary target before continuing on its way to other potential targets located within the Kuiper Belt, the mission […]