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New horizons

In memoriam
'Master of trajectory design'
Published Oct 22, 2015 Video
Robert Farquhar, a 50-year veteran of deep space missions, worked at APL for 16 years
Nothing but blue skies
Blue haze, red ice on Pluto
Published Oct 9, 2015
Color photographs from 'New Horizons' yield clues to composition of planet's atmosphere
Surface shots
Pluto: It's complicated
Published Sept 11, 2015 Photos
Latest images from New Horizons spacecraft reveal distant planet's varied, complex surface
Moment of truth
New Horizons' epic voyage to Pluto
Published Fall 2015
Getting New Horizons to Pluto was a triumph. Now, after nearly 10 years and 3 billion miles, the spacecraft had to work. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Farewell Pluto
Stunning parting shot
Published July 27, 2015 Video
New images, data from New Horizons show layers of atmospheric haze, evidence of exotic flowing ice
Peak pics
Pluto's cold mountains
Published July 23, 2015
New Horizons discovers second, smaller mountain range in Pluto's 'heart'
Plain view
The heart of Pluto's 'heart'
Published July 17, 2015 Video
Latest images from New Horizons show vast, frozen, craterless plain
Deep (space) thoughts
Long distance data plan
Published July 17, 2015
How exactly does New Horizons send all that data back from Pluto?
Daniels praises New Horizons achievement
Published July 15, 2015
Mission embodies curiosity, determination that have defined JHU for more than 139 years, he writes
First look
Close-up of Pluto's icy mountains
Published July 15, 2015
Latest images suggest planet may still be geologically active, scientists say