New Horizons Team Picks Kuiper Belt Object To Explore

Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Alex Parker
Scientists and engineers operating the nuclear-powered New Horizons planetary probe have taken the cautious approach in their selection of a Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) to explore, now that the mission’s primary objective of a Pluto flyby is complete. With time running out to conduct the necessary...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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