As part of the ninth set of stunning flyby
images taken by the Juno spacecraft on Oct.
After the flyby
, NASA and the New Horizons project will choose a formal name for the object based on whether it is found to be a single body, a binary pair or perhaps a system of multiple objects.
Summary: Israeli warplanes carried out a low altitude flyby
Sunday over southern Lebanon, breaking the sound barrier and causing panic among residents a day after an Israeli spy device was uncovered along the southern border.
All instruments came through this first pass unscathed, though Juno is expected to suffer from some radiation degradation on each consecutive flyby
All instruments are off, and the planned science data collection for todays close flyby
of Jupiter (perijove 2), did not occur.
Astronomers have announced two appealing celestial events for December 24 that would even please the Grinch: a flyby
of a massive asteroid near the Earth, and a Christmas Eve full moon, the last full moon for 2015.
TEHRAN (FNA)- NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the first in a series of the sharpest views of Pluto it obtained during its July flyby
-- and the best close-ups of Pluto that humans may see for decades.
, passing 1,142 miles (1,839 kilometers) above the moon's surface.
He followed up with a report on the successful flyby
in "Pluto's icy landscape comes into view" (SN: 8/8/15, p.
within 520 kilometers of Saturn's moon Dione - its fourth
Eastern time, or 19:21 Universal Coordinated Time, NASA's Juno spacecraft performs a close flyby
New York: Applications are already pouring in for the ambitious Mars mission that aims to send an adventurous duo - a man and a woman - on a 501-day-long flyby
around the red planet in January 2018.