A brief history of tiny and elusive Pluto
July 13, 2015, 11:40 a.m. by Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com
Our search for Pluto quickly became an exploration of the edges of our solar system.
New Horizons probe spies Pluto's 'heart'
July 9, 2015, 9:58 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The photo is the first NASA has received since the spacecraft's July 4 glitch.
'Mission Pluto' chronicles trip to the dwarf planet
July 8, 2015, 1:51 p.m. by Gerri Miller
Nat Geo special marks New Horizon spacecraft's 9-year, 3.5 billion-mile journey.
'Dear Pluto' campaign asks kids to say 'Hi' to planet
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.
Pluto's moons are even weirder than imagined
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.
How to find Pluto in the night sky
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.
New Horizons' photos of Pluto show possible ice cap
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.
New Horizons probe snaps fresh view of Pluto
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.
New Horizons probe begins survey ahead of Pluto flyby
January 16, 2015, 10:05 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The piano-sized spacecraft's mission represents the 'Everest of planetary exploration.'
New Horizon spacecraft zooms beyond Neptune's orbit
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.
Dwarf planet discovery could help show life's spread through solar system
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.
Pluto moons get new names
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.
Turtle 'marriage' ends after 115 years
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
USDA says filler once known as 'pink slime' can be labeled ground beef
Honey badger fights leopard to rescue her baby
New map of the night sky reveals 300,000 'hidden' galaxies
59 endearing names for baby animals