APL engineer air cleaning the primary mirror for the LORRI —LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager system — for NASA / JHUAPL New Horizons Pluto System / Kuiper Belt missions
behind the scenes still life of New Horizons LORRI camera mount
Fall 2005 NASA GSFC: power systems engineers for the New Horizons space craft Uno Carlson (L) and Geffrey Ottman
Behind the scenes - Planetary space systems as sculpture: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) camera primary mirror
A graphite composite baffle used to house the LORRI —LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager aboard the New Horizons Pluto system space probe.
Fall 2005 - New Horizons electrical harnessing engineer Donald Clopein
Fall 2005: New Horizons quality assurance monitor (Isabelle Lewis) NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Dr. Andrew Cheng: chief scientist for the Space Department at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory; principal investigator for New Horizons' LORRI instrument
Planetary space systems as sculpture: New Horizons LORRI CCD digital capture system and its 1024 × 1024 pixel thinned, backside-illuminated charge-coupled device detector. LORRI has no color filters or moving parts.
Fall 2005: New Horizons space craft at NASA GSFC ... the telemetry dish is 83 inches (2.1-meters)
Dr. Yanping Guo, Space Department JHU Applied Physics Lab: New Horizons Mission Design Lead
New Horizons spacecraft during spin test in the high bay at NASA Goddard June 2005. (Published on front page New York Times July 19, 2015)
When asked in January 2006 , at Kennedy Space Center: "Where is Pluto?" — Patricia ("Patsy") Edson Tombaugh, widow of Clyde Tombaugh who discovered Pluto in 1930.
Atlas V launch of New Horizons to the Pluto system Jan 19, 2006 Black & White film - remote camera less than 300 feet from launch pad.
Alice Bowman, Space Department JHU Applied Physics Lab: New Horizons Mission Operations Manager
T-3 days: Team leader of the New Horizons Geology, Geophysics and Imaging (GGI) Jeff Moore with planetary scientist responding to early images of Pluto
Alan Stern and Will Grundy respond to initial data a few days before the Pluto encounter
New Horizons Pluto mission: behind the scenes
10 July 2015: Chris Hersman, Space Department JHU Applied Physics Lab – New Horizons mission systems engineer
13 July 2015 —APL, less than 24 hours until encounter: NH Project Scientist Hal Weaver on NASA TV broadcast
48 Hours to encounter, 12 July: Dr. Bobby Williams, (Space Navigation and Flight Dynamics for KinetX Aerospace) is the lead of New Horizons navigation team.
6:40 AM, 14 July 2015: New Horizons science team first look at Pluto
14 July 2015: Glen Fountain (Project Manager), Alan Stern (PI), John Grunsfeld (AA NASA Science Mission Directorate)
14 July 2015: Karl Whittenburg and Alice Bowman responding to "phone home" data that New Horizons successfully traveled through the Pluto system
14 July 2014 — Alice Bowman and Alan Stern: telemetry that New Horizons ( data banks full ) successfully flew through the Pluto system
19 January 2006: Dr. Alan Stern, New Horizons Principal Investigator, 2 hours after launch at NASA Kennedy Space Center with a Hubble Telescope image of the then known Pluto system ...
16 July 2015 and 9.6 years later: Dr. Alan Stern, New Horizons Principal Investigator with the first full frame image of Pluto
+ 24 hours, 15July 2015 JHU Applied Physics Lab: Pluto plasma scientist Dr. Ralph McNutt and team
Encounter + 1, July 15: Cathy Olkin and Todd Lauer discussing image of Charon.
+ 48 hours -16 July 2015: Dr Randy Gladstone - New Horizons Atmospheres Team Lead
Encounter + 3,July 17: astrophysicist Dr. Brian May (yes, from Queen!), with the Geology and Geophysics team
17 July 2016: the New Horizons Geology and Geophysics team 72 hours after the Pluto system encounter
29 July 2015: the New Horizons Team with Glen Fountain, Project Manager; Alice Bowman, Mission Operations Manager; Alan Stern, Principal Investigator; Hal Weaver, Project Scientist— 14 days after the first successful reconnaissance of the Pluto system