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'It was just like we practiced': New Horizons' flawless Pluto flyby

It's official: New Horizons has survived its close flyby of the Pluto system unscathed.<p>"We have a healthy spacecraft, we have a healthy system, and we are outbound for Pluto," Alice Bowman, mission operations manager for New Horizons, said Tuesday night after the first group of ones and zeros …

NASA probe makes history at Pluto

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

Pluto flyby: Scientists amazed as New Horizons data and photos arrive.

This is it: We’ve made it to Pluto, and what a fascinating place it is. Tuesday morning’s true-color, full-disk image taken by the New Horizons probe …

Little world, big heart: Pluto stuns in New Horizons image

Pluto may be a dwarf planet, but it’s got an out-sized heart. Before<p>NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past the icy world, it snapped and sent back this image showcasing the big, bright, heart-shaped feature covering a large part of the surface.<p>This was the final and most detailed snapshot before …

July 2015

Diversity

Let’s Spend Some Time Gazing at the Magnificence of Pluto

Wow, space is really something.<p>In the next few days, NASA will begin releasing the first-ever high-resolution photos of Pluto, one of the largest remote, non-planetary objects orbiting the sun. Taken days ago by a probe launched from Earth nearly a decade ago, the photos are part of a mission to …

What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

The Coolest Shelters on Earth

Photo: Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont<p>Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont did it. The duo left their desk jobs—Murphy as a textiles designer at Martha Stewart, and duPont as an interface designer at the agency R/GA—and hit the road. After a year on the move, they started the travel blog Miles & Miles, …

DuPont

Exhibit Showcases 10 Years of the Bjarke Ingels Group's Architecture

At Washington's National Building Museum, models and multimedia tell the story of the trendsetting Danish firm.<p>On the heels of the unveiling of its plan to remake the Smithsonian’s Castle grounds in Washington, the Bjarke Ingels Group has taken over the imposing atrium and second-floor arcade of …

Beautiful Macro Photos of Snowflakes as Free Wallpapers

Like many photographers who dabble in macro photography, Alexey Kljatov was interested in seeing a world unseen by the naked eye. At first, he captured flowers and ladybugs not thinking about photographing something else. Then, one day, he saw on the Internet two macro shots of snowflakes and was …

Expansive Greenhouse with Waterfall Planned for Singapore Airport

Construction has just begun on architect Moshe Safdie's lush, expansive greenhouse space at Singapore's principal airport. Measuring over 1.4 million square feet, the garden space, known as <i>Jewel Changi Airport</i>, will feature winding nature trails as well as recreation and dining areas. At the center …