Charon (moon)

August 17, 2017

The Epic Journey of Both Voyager Spacecraft

We dream of going to the stars, but the reality is that we haven’t made it any farther than our own moon. We’re reaching for Mars […]
March 4, 2017

Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies

According to this new definition, if Pluto becomes a planet, then our moon will too! Way back in 2015, NASA’s New Horizon’s mission flew by the […]
January 18, 2017

NASA Hosts Facebook Live to Mark Success, Future of New Horizons Mission

Members of NASA’s New Horizons team will discuss the achievements of the first encounter with Pluto and look ahead to the mission’s next exploration of the […]
September 17, 2016

This Gallery Is Selling Vintage NASA Photos Like High Art

NASA produced these prints for science or souvenirs. Now, they’re objets d’art that sell for thousands. If you were a visiting dignitary to the U.S. in […]
September 3, 2015

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Pluto

Hello again. Last time we looked at the amazing satellites surrounding Neptune. This time around we’ll take a look at the moons of some of the […]
July 27, 2015

Beyond Pluto: 5 things left to explore in our solar system

With New Horizons’ flyby of Pluto, spacecraft launched by humans have now visited the nine biggest planets (dwarf or otherwise) orbiting the sun. Publications such as […]
July 12, 2015

New Horizons: Last view of Pluto's spots

Take a good look at the latest picture of Pluto because it shows the face of the dwarf planet that will not be seen during next […]
July 8, 2015

New Horizons: Pluto map shows 'whale' of a feature

It unwraps the visible parts of the sphere on to a flat projection, giving another view of the features that have started to emerge in recent […]
July 7, 2015

New Horizons: Pluto probe 'on course' for flyby

Nasa‘s Pluto probe experienced a fault on Saturday that put it temporarily out of contact with the Earth, as it speeds towards a flyby next week. […]