New Horizons

Launch date: January 19 2006

Jupiter Flyby: February 28 2007

Saturn Flyby: June 8 2008

Uranus Flyby: March 18, 2011

Neptune Flyby: August 25, 2014

Pluto Flyby: July 14 2015

    Description

    New Horizons is a robotic spacecraft mission conducted by NASA. It was the first spacecraft to fly by and study the dwarf planet Pluto and its moons, Charon, Nix and Hydra. After the successfull flyby of Pluto, the spacecraft continued on for a Jan 2019 flyby of as part of the New Horizons Kuiper Belt Extended Mission (KEM). The mission was prepared primarily by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). New Horizons was successfully launched on January 19, 2006. After a flyby of Jupiter on February 28, 2007 at 5:43:40 UTC, New Horizons is expected to arrive at Pluto in July 2015. As New Horizons passed through the Jovian system for a gravity assist in February, it performed scientific observ... ...Show More

    Identifier (LID)

    urn:nasa:pds:context:investigation:mission.new_horizons

    Version

    1.1

Extended Mission Data can be found at New Horizons Kuiper Belt Extended Mission

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