Tag: pluto

35 If there's nothing special about Pluto, why was it discovered so early? 2015-09-03T17:42:43.830

33 Why is it hard to take a high quality image of far away objects (like Pluto) using a high-tech space telescope? 2015-07-16T12:45:47.707

27 Requirements to orbit Pluto 2015-07-11T01:06:09.130

23 What is the fastest speed ever reached in space travel as measured from the point in space from which it was launched to its current/final position? 2015-07-24T00:34:30.003

21 What's after Pluto for New Horizons? 2014-05-22T03:33:49.917

21 Why doesn't the New Horizons probe fly any nearer than 10,000 km from Pluto? 2015-05-05T23:18:32.587

20 Why have there been no new New Horizons images in the last few weeks? 2015-08-15T01:32:17.110

19 At what approximate distance will the New Horizons spacecraft resolve Pluto better than the Hubble Space Telescope? 2013-07-17T03:07:45.580

18 Why didn't Pioneer 11 visit Uranus/Neptune, and why didn't Voyager 1 visit Pluto? 2015-07-20T13:50:20.537

17 Would my weight be constant on Pluto? 2016-01-21T11:54:39.900

16 Operating system of New Horizons spacecraft 2015-07-09T08:30:19.153

15 New Horizons - How much time will we get to image the Pluto system? 2014-06-29T11:16:17.690

14 How much longer would New Horizons take to reach Pluto without the Jupiter slingshot? 2017-10-12T21:01:14.993

13 What is a "Sailboat Island of Stability"? 2015-06-03T01:19:29.433

13 Why will there not be any images returned after July 20th until September? 2015-07-13T13:51:10.163

13 If we could send an orbiter to the Pluto-Charon system, could we put it in a stable orbit? 2016-03-09T23:33:44.720

12 How long have we known Pluto is red? 2015-07-05T23:26:27.177

11 How much faster (or slower) would it be for a new probe to reach Pluto? 2015-07-15T16:54:16.327

11 Why do the pictures returned from the New Horizons flyby of Pluto lack motion blur? 2015-07-17T14:48:35.393

10 Will Pluto's atmosphere collapse prior to New Horizon's visiting it? 2013-09-12T23:03:48.457

10 Why isn't Pluto a circle on LORRI images? 2015-02-05T19:45:52.037

10 Pluto's satellites other than Charon orbits around Pluto or center of gravity between Pluto and Charon? 2015-06-24T18:21:55.557

10 What causes Pluto's atmosphere to recede/collapse? 2015-07-10T13:52:25.077

10 Did New Horizons capture enough of Pluto's surface to create its global map? 2015-07-27T21:47:25.270

9 What is the relationship between New Horizons launch and Pluto's loss of Planet status? 2015-06-24T11:03:39.407

9 How are New Horizons images sent back to Earth? 2015-07-14T21:01:46.300

8 Can New Horizons be turned into an orbiter for the Pluto system? 2014-05-29T03:40:59.190

8 Why does Pluto change color? 2015-07-10T13:05:35.443

8 Measuring the pressure and temperature of Pluto's atmosphere using stellar occultations 2015-07-26T19:02:42.160

7 Use Pluto's gravitation to reach the next dwarf planet 2015-05-05T15:30:14.437

7 What would happen if an Apollo astronaut landed on Pluto? 2016-07-06T13:37:45.710

6 When could we see Pluto's Southern hemisphere? 2015-07-15T12:44:38.743

6 Ice Mountains on Pluto 2015-08-03T04:51:09.213

5 Will New Horizons be able to tell if Pluto is from outside the Solar System? 2015-01-10T00:59:54.937

5 New Horizon's disabling safe mode near flyby (in 2007) 2015-07-06T12:14:56.747

5 Why didn't New Horizon use Mars as a gravity assist like it did Jupiter? 2015-07-15T17:28:51.777

5 Why didn't New Horizons stay in Pluto's orbit? 2015-07-19T04:43:56.620

4 Why were Nix, Cerberos and Styx discovered later than Charon? 2014-03-13T02:20:46.117

4 When New Horizons is closest to Pluto, how fast will it be going (km/s)? 2015-06-27T13:25:30.063

4 Why is part of this New Horizon's Charon high resolution image missing? 2015-07-17T02:09:39.150

4 Why does Pluto have a molten core and the Moon does not? 2015-07-26T00:26:16.327

4 Is Hydra of Pluto cut unusually, or just darkened on its surface? 2015-11-02T14:33:39.847

4 What is the meaning of: New Horizons' communication rate at 1kbit/s between the probe and Earth? 2016-02-26T15:34:49.033

3 Do New Horizons Pluto flyby results justify an advanced orbiter mission to the Pluto-Charon system? 2015-10-24T03:28:03.663

3 Latitude and longitude lines for Pluto and Charon 2015-12-07T18:54:11.247

3 Compounds causing the various colors on Pluto's surface? 2017-02-05T07:03:48.317

3 Exoplanet(s) that share orbit? 2017-02-21T23:46:31.647

1 Refurbish NewHorizonsBots images 2015-05-19T00:01:32.113

1 Would it have been possible to instead keep New Horizons with Pluto? 2015-07-15T08:17:07.847

1 Pluto orbiter mission design 2015-10-04T18:48:34.033

1 What is different about the orbits of Pluto and the comets around the Sun? 2015-10-15T12:50:24.577

1 How powerful a telescope would be needed to equal New Horizons'? 2016-02-08T04:13:11.757

0 Can New Horizons probe turn back and start orbiting Pluto 2017-09-02T04:25:01.903