New Horizons wakes up for its most remote target yet — Ultima Thule

Boldly waking up where nobody has gone before.

“Exiled” asteroid shouldn’t be where it is

How did it get there?

NASA’s New Horizons probe snaps farthest image from Earth

There’s a man-made shuttle at the edge of the solar system, taking photos. It’s mind bending.

Pluto – now in color, courtesy of New Horizon

These two dim dots are none other than Pluto, the dwarf plant, and Charon, its largest moon. Though it might not look like much, this is the first ever colored photograph of the two cosmic bodies ever taken. We have NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to thank for this, which used its Ralph color imager to make the shot from 71 million miles away.