Aviation Week 2016 Space Laureate Winner: New Horizons

Credit: Chris Zimmer
At first the images were blurry. New Horizons, a nuclear-powered probe the size of a baby-grand piano, had Pluto in its sights, but it was still too far away after more than nine years of travel to resolve the dwarf planet’s surface as anything more than the blobs of light and dark that have been...

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