06.01.12 - On May 29-30, 2012, New Horizons "thought" it was July 14, 2015, and carried out the most intense segment of its Pluto flyby as part of the mission’s first onboard encounter simulation.
07.20.11 - Hubble Space Telescope's keen vision has found yet another moon (the fourth) orbiting the distant, icy dwarf planet Pluto.
02.22.06 - Anxiously awaited follow-up observations confirm the presence of two new moons around Pluto.
01.19.06 - The first mission to distant planet Pluto is under way after the successful launch today of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
01.12.06 - NASA Direct, Kennedy Space Center's Internet broadcasting network, is featuring a prelaunch webcast of the New Horizons mission. Launch is set for 1:24 p.m. EST Jan. 17.
01.11.06 - Administrator Griffin will meet with media covering the New Horizons launch at Kennedy Space Center from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. (EST), Tuesday, Jan. 17.
01.06.06 - The launch of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, bound for the planet Pluto, is currently targeted for Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 1:24 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
12.19.05 - NASA is preparing to launch the first spacecraft to distant Pluto and its moon Charon.
12.14.05 - NASA will brief news media about the New Horizons mission to Pluto and its moon Charon at 1 p.m. EST, Monday at the agency's headquarters, 300 E Street SW, Washington.
11.01.05 - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, to be launched toward the planet Pluto on Jan. 11, will be the focus of a news media opportunity at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 at KSC.
10.19.05 - The science payload for NASA's New Horizons mission completed its last major preparations for flight last week. The probe will be the first to visit Pluto and its moon, Charon.
09.26.05 - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft arrived at the Kennedy Space Center on Saturday for final preparations and testing for the probe's decade-long journey.
06.13.05 - The first spacecraft designed to study Pluto, the last planet in our solar system, arrived at Goddard Space Flight Center for a series of pre-launch checkouts.
03.24.05 - A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for NASA's planned New Horizons mission to Pluto has been released for a 45-day public comment period that ends April 11.
03.09.05 - NASA to launch innovative spacecraft to Solar System's third zone and explore enigmatic planet.