News - New Horizons

Meet New Horizons

June 29, 2015 | stardome

Approved in 2001 and launched in 2006, New Horizons is a NASA space probe sent to study Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. Costing $650 million (USD) over 15 years, only 25 cents per person in the US...Read More

The Pluto Problem

June 24, 2015 | stardome

Pluto has certainly had its share of media attention in the past, and the spotlight is set to shine in its direction again as NASA’s New Horizon probe nears the dwarf planet. Discovered in...Read More