First Mission to Pluto: The Origins and Voyage of New Horizons

December 14, 2013 | 5:15pm
Museum in Washington, DC

4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the Albert Einstein Planetarium
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting

In July 2015, New Horizons will become the first spacecraft to fly through the Pluto system. Learn about the birth of this mission and the promise of new science from it.

Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.

The Smithsonian’s Stars Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from NASA.