Planets and Moons  ID: 11950

New Horizons Interview with Dennis Reuter

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is speeding towards Pluto for the first-ever flyby on July 14, 2015. Scientists are eager to collect data on the dwarf planet's chemical and atmospheric makeup, and the Ralph spectrometer will do just that. Instrument scientist Dennis Reuter discusses Ralph, Pluto, and exploration of our solar system's last frontier, the Kuiper belt.  

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NASA.gov

http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/index.php


Credits

Dennis Reuter (NASA/GSFC):
Scientist

Dan Gallagher (USRA):
Producer
Editor

Rob Andreoli (AIMM):
Videographer

John Caldwell (AIMM):
Production Assistant

Katrina Jackson (ARTS):
Associate Producer

Nasreen Alkhateeb (AIMM):
Makeup Artist

Chris Smith (Self):
Animator

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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (animations)

Southwest Research Institute (animations)

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Mission:
New Horizons

This item is part of this series:
Narrated Movies

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Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Infrared
SVS >> Solar System
SVS >> Planets
SVS >> Planetary Science
SVS >> Spectrometer
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
SVS >> New Horizons
SVS >> Pluto
SVS >> Charon
SVS >> Kuiper Belt
SVS >> Dwarf Planet