New Horizons only one year from Pluto (w/ Video)
Dr. Tony Phillips
Credit: NASA In July 2015, NASA will discover a new world. On July 14th, 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will make a close flyby of that distant world. At closest approach in July 2015, New Horizons will be a scant 10,000 km above the surface of Pluto. During the approach to Pluto, the science team will keep a wary eye out for debris, and guide the spacecraft away from danger. Think about seeing something for the first time and discovering the unknown, she concludes.