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New Horizons Update: Methane Detected; New Images of Pluto and Charon; Sunrise/Sunset Observations

Yes, there is methane on Pluto, and, no, it doesn't come from cows. The infrared spectrometer on NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has detected frozen methane on Pluto's surface.
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Dawn
Ceres Spots Continue to Mystify in Latest Dawn Images

The closer we get to Ceres, the more intriguing the distant dwarf planet becomes. New images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft provide more clues about its mysterious bright spots, and also reveal a pyramid-shaped peak.
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Rosetta
Rosetta's MIRO Instrument Maps Comet Water

Since last September, scientists using NASA's Microwave Instrument for Rosetta Orbiter (MIRO) on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft have generated maps of the distribution of water in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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New Horizons
One Month from Pluto: New Horizons on Track, All Clear, and Ready for Action

Now within one month of the historic Pluto flyby, NASA's New Horizons team has executed a small but important course correction for the spacecraft, completed updated analyses of possible hazards in the Pluto system, and is picking up the pace of science.
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New Horizons
One Month from Pluto: New Horizons on Track, All Clear, and Ready for Action

Now within one month of the historic Pluto flyby, NASA's New Horizons team has executed a small but important course correction for the spacecraft, completed updated analyses of possible hazards in the Pluto system, and is picking up the pace of science.
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Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM)
Asteroid Icarus To Make Distant Pass Tuesday

Asteroid Icarus will safely pass by Earth more than 21 times the distance of Earth to the moon on June 16.
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Rosetta
Rosetta's Lander Philae Wakes From Comet Nap

Rosetta's Philae lander wakes up from hibernation on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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New Horizons
New Horizons Pluto Flyby Events - 14 July 2015

Closest approach to Pluto will be the morning on 14 July 2015 at 11:49:58 UTC (7:49:58 EDT).
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Bright Spots Shine in Newest Dawn Ceres Images
Bright Spots Shine in Newest Dawn Ceres Images

New images of dwarf planet Ceres, taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, show the cratered surface of this mysterious world in sharper detail than ever before.
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Dawn
Fly Over Ceres in New Video

A new animated video of dwarf planet Ceres provides a unique perspective of this heavily cratered, mysterious world.
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