New Horizons: NASA's Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission


Subject:
Astronomy , Planets , Space Flight

Description:
The NASA New Horizons mission, scheduled to be launched in early 2006 and to reach Pluto in 2015, "is the first mission to the last planet -- the initial reconnaissance of Pluto-Charon and the Kuiper Belt." Find a mission overview, a FAQ, and facts about mission spacecraft and science. The section "P-K Bits" includes amusing facts. From the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL).

Publisher:
John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL)

Language:
English

Source:
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu


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