On Tuesday, July 14, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make history when it becomes the first probe ever to visit Pluto. This epic Pluto flyby will came a voyage of more than nine years for New Horizons. You can see our full coverage here: New Horizons Probe's July 14 Pluto Flyby: Complete Coverage
I'll be covering the Pluto flyby for Space.com from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland - home to New Horizons' mission operations center - and try to share the experience via social media. I hope you'll join us to witness humanity's first closeup look at Pluto, a dwarf planet at the fringe of the solar system:
Visit Space.com each day this week for the latest news on the Pluto Flyby and New Horizons.