Ever since the discovery of Pluto in 1930, kids grew up learning about the nine planets of our solar system.

Ever since the discovery of Pluto in 1930, kids grew up learning about the nine planets of our solar system.

Profiles the New Horizons mission, the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, covering the science behind its creation and launch, detailing Pluto's discovery, and examining the findings of the historic mission.

Profiles the New Horizons mission, the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, covering the science behind its creation and launch, detailing Pluto's discovery, and examining the findings of the historic mission.

NASA's Pluto Discovery: Charon's Strange Mountain --"Has Geologists Stunned and Stumped"

NASA's Pluto Discovery: Charon's Strange Mountain --"Has Geologists Stunned and Stumped"

Pluto, formal designation 134340 Pluto, is the second-most-massive known dwarf planet in the Solar System (after Eris) and the tenth-most-massive body observed directly orbiting the Sun. Originally classified as the ninth planet from the Sun, Pluto was recategorized as a dwarf planet and plutoid due to the discovery that it is one of several large bodies within the newly charted Kuiper belt.

Pluto, formal designation 134340 Pluto, is the second-most-massive known dwarf planet in the Solar System (after Eris) and the tenth-most-massive body observed directly orbiting the Sun. Originally classified as the ninth planet from the Sun, Pluto was recategorized as a dwarf planet and plutoid due to the discovery that it is one of several large bodies within the newly charted Kuiper belt.

It's been an exciting week of Pluto discovery for the world and for one group of children in particular

For one Pluto Pal, a big week of discovery

It's been an exciting week of Pluto discovery for the world and for one group of children in particular

Pluto Discovery Telescope, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ

Pluto Discovery Telescope, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ

NASA Set to make ‘Amazing’ Pluto discovery this Thursday

NASA Set to make ‘Amazing’ Pluto discovery this Thursday

Cloudgate: Rumors Spread of Nitrogen Clouds on Pluto : DNews http://news.discovery.com/space/rumors-spread-of-nitrogen-clouds-on-pluto-160304.htm#utm_sguid=151985,6a8cfc4c-1c5c-ab55-5058-4a89362fb11c

Cloudgate: Rumors Spread of Nitrogen Clouds on Pluto : DNews http://news.discovery.com/space/rumors-spread-of-nitrogen-clouds-on-pluto-160304.htm#utm_sguid=151985,6a8cfc4c-1c5c-ab55-5058-4a89362fb11c

New Spacecraft Photos Hint at a Rich and Complex Pluto : Discovery News

New Spacecraft Photos Hint at a Rich and Complex Pluto : Discovery News

A model of the New Horizons spacecraft is on display outside the Pluto discovery telescope at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, the town that discovered Pluto, toasts New Horizons triumph

A model of the New Horizons spacecraft is on display outside the Pluto discovery telescope at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona

The Pluto Discovery Telescope, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona

The Pluto Discovery Telescope, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona

NASA's Surprising Pluto Discovery: "Iceberg's Floating on a Roiling Sea of Volatile Nitrogen"

NASA's Surprising Pluto Discovery: "Iceberg's Floating on a Roiling Sea of Volatile Nitrogen"

Exactly 85 years after Pluto's discovery, the NASA spacecraft set to encounter the icy dwarf planet this summer has spotted small moons orbiting Pluto. The moons, Nix and Hydra, are visible in a series of images taken by the New Horizons spacecraft at distances ranging from about 201 million-186 million km.

Exactly 85 years after Pluto's discovery, the NASA spacecraft set to encounter the icy dwarf planet this summer has spotted small moons orbiting Pluto. The moons, Nix and Hydra, are visible in a series of images taken by the New Horizons spacecraft at distances ranging from about 201 million-186 million km.

Pluto images from discovery until today [2830x500] http://ift.tt/2i7946S

Pluto images from discovery until today [2830x500] http://ift.tt/2i7946S

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