New Horizons Interview with Dennis Reuter

  • Released Monday, July 13th, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:49PM

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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  • Four Questions About New Horizons (ID: 2015061)
    Monday, July 13, 2015 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Dan Jacob