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When it comes to Pluto, classification is tricky, but it's unquestioningly a rocky body. This is Pluto in a Minute.

Another first from Pluto: frozen volcanoes in the distant solar system.

This movie is composed of the sharpest views of Pluto that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft obtained during its flyby on July 14, 2015.

July 10th daily pre-flyby overview of the New Horizons mission, the spacecraft and its suite of instruments and a summary of Pluto science to date from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, site of the mission operations center.

A few months before New Horizons was due to reach Pluto, a community of scientists came together to determine just what kind of a environment the mission would experience during its historic flyby.

July 8th daily pre-flyby overview of the New Horizons mission, the spacecraft and its suite of instruments and a summary of Pluto science to date from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, site of the mission operations center.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will do its closest flyby of Pluto on July 14, 2015. "The Wait" alludes to not just New Horizons' 9-year, 3-billion-mile journey, but also the anticipation of people from all walks of life, excited about the first good look at Pluto.

Follow New Horizons on its incredible journey as it nears the edge of the planetary system and speeds toward a historic July 14 flyby of Pluto.

Weekly pre-flyby updates aired June 23 on NASA TV provides an overview of the New Horizons mission, the spacecraft and its suite of instruments being prepared for a July 14 flyby, and a summary of Pluto science to date.

Follow New Horizons on its incredible journey as it nears the edge of the planetary system and speeds toward a historic July 14 flyby of Pluto.

NASA's Mission to Pluto was a two part televised science event at NASA headquarters on August 25 - the same date that the agency's New Horizons spacecraft passed the orbit of Neptune on its way to Pluto and exactly 25 years after the Voyager spacecraft's encounter with Neptune in 1989.

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