The spacecraft's target is more than four billion miles away from Earth.
It also means "beyond the limits of the known world."
Strange signals suggest MU96 has a "moonlet."
2014 MU69 lacks the sort of pizzazz NASA looks for in a destination's name.
Just three months after the historic flyby, the New Horizons team has a paper coming out in the journal "Science."
Program scientist Curt Niebur explains new data from NASA’s New Horizons mission.
NASA has released an image taken by the New Horizons spacecraft just 15 minutes after its Pluto flyby.
One day after the flyby, the New Horizons team makes an important discovery about geology based on a detailed surface image.
The spacecraft’s team waited anxiously for it to “let us know it’s OK.”
Videos, tweets and a Google doodle honor the historic moment in space exploration.
NASA published its most detailed image yet, taken one day before the flyby. Even better images are still to come.
NASA is set to make history shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday when the New Horizons spacecraft zooms past Pluto.
From launch to the scheduled flyby on July 14, New Horizons has sent back images of Jupiter and its moon Io, Neptune, and now Pluto and its moon Charon.