Illustration for article titled A New Horizons Update: What We Know While We Wait for it to Phone Home

New Horizons is past its closest approach and we’re awaiting its first call home. While we wait, NASA hosted a question-and-answer on what new data is being collected, when it will arrive at Earth, expected image resolutions, and initial impressions on what we’ve seen so far.


Top image: Mission scientists, press, and Pluto enthusiasts celebrate during New Horizons closest approach to the Pluto-Charon system early this morning. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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