June 5, 2015, 12:35 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Campaign seeks to get kids excited about the 'adventure story' around New Horizons and Pluto.
June 4, 2015, 11 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
In addition to their oddball orbits, the moons have a surprising variety of brightness between them.
May 29, 2015, 10:50 a.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
Even with these star maps, you'll need some patience to find the dwarf planet.
April 30, 2015, 9:56 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Scientists are excited by what the white spots at the dwarf planet's poles could mean.
February 5, 2015, 9:43 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
While still 126 million miles away from Pluto, the spacecraft is on target to zoom by the dwarf planet's surface from 8,500 miles away.
January 16, 2015, 10:05 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The piano-sized spacecraft's mission represents the 'Everest of planetary exploration.'
August 26, 2014, 10:11 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The probe is on its way to Pluto where it will use its seven instruments to gather more information about the mysterious dwarf planet.
April 16, 2014, 9:20 a.m. by Elizabeth Howell, SPACE.com
Scientists are searching for possible sources for life on Earth on the edge of our Solar System.
July 3, 2013, 9:27 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Nearly 500,000 votes were cast in a contest to determine the names for the newly discovered moons.
February 26, 2013, 10:22 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
SETI will recommend the winning names to the International Astronomical Union, and they will ultimately decide the name of the moons.
February 11, 2013, 4 p.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
It may not be a planet any longer, but it still had moons, and those moons need names!
July 11, 2012, 2:53 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Scientists think the tiny moon is irregularly shaped and formed as the result of a space collision.