Excerpt: Making Contact
For your favorite space enthusiast, go above, to infinity, and beyond.
The anniversary of the Viking landing
The Dawn mission may finally have an answer
Pluto is just the beginning
What's on the horizon for the New Horizons spacecraft
The little white dot is only going to get bigger
That's three moons down, two to go
Cathy Olkin talks about what New Horizons has seen and where it's going next
Short answer: Because we changed the definition of the word “planet” to better fit its meaning.
Popular Science goes way back
NASA releases a breathtaking close-up right before New Horizons flyby
The New Horizons flyby is over, but now the real fun begins
Charon is the real #SuperBloodMoon in latest New Horizons pics
Erupting slush instead of lava
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
The first color movies from New Horizons show Pluto and Charon in a weird waltz
New false color images reveal surprising geologic details
What will we find when we reach Pluto and Ceres? We don't know, but it's going to be wild.
Plus, is that a polar ice cap we see?
Even though I helped demote it
And he thinks the upcoming flyby will prove it
It's been 50 years since we got the first images of Mars. Now we're about to get the first images of Pluto.