Tag Archives: Outer space

13Jul/15

NASA’s New Horizons coverage schedule for the Pluto Flyby



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NASA will air a live webcast about the historic event starting Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. EDT (1130 GMT); watch it live here, courtesy of NASA TV.

Here is a look at NASA’s New Horizons coverage schedule for the Pluto Flyby:

8:30 to 9:15 p.m. – NASA TV program, Phone Home, broadcast from APL Mission Control

NASA TV will share the suspenseful moments of this historic event with the public and museums around the world. The New Horizons spacecraft will send a preprogrammed signal after the closest approach. The mission team on Earth should receive the signal by about 9:02 p.m. When New Horizons “phones home,” there will be a celebration of its successful flyby and the anticipation of data to come in the days and months ahead.

9:30 to 10 p.m. – Media Briefing: New Horizons Health and Mission Status; live on NASA TV

13Jul/15

NASA prepares for ‘New Horizons’ to pass by Pluto

NASA says New Horizons spacecraft is on track to be the first probe to visit Pluto — as it is due to pass the planet in less than 24 hours.

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12Jul/15

Excitement grows as New Horizons spacecraft nears historic flyby of Pluto

Historic flyby of Pluto on track: scientists standby to be wowed by detailed images of the mysterious planet.

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06Jul/15

Astronomers Discover Supermassive Black Holes

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NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) recently caught a glimpse of five of these secluded beasts. While hidden from view from most other telescopes, NuSTAR can spot them by detecting the highest-energy X-rays, which can penetrate through the enshrouding gas and dust.
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01Jun/15

Second test flight set for NASA’s supersonic saucer

Second test flight set for NASA’s supersonic saucer from Hawaii.

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19Mar/15

NASA confirms ocean on Jupiter moon, raising prospects for life

NASA confirms that a moon orbiting Jupiter has an ocean beneath its icy surface.
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22Feb/15

Spacewalking astronauts rigging station for new U.S. space taxis

Astronaut teams work outside Space Station to make preparations for commercial space project.
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11Feb/15

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship leaves space station

An unmanned SpaceX Dragon cargo ship departs the International Space Station, loaded with science experiments and equipment for analysis on Earth.

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