Home Science Physics New Horizons first probe to reach pluto!ScienceAstronomyPhysicsNew Horizons first probe to reach pluto!The New Horizons probe reached its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015 at 7:49 EST. We have received more and more detailed images and data about the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon. Very exciting times!By Watch and Study - Mar 18, 2016419 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR PhysicsWhat’s the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse? AstronomyFootball Disease, Moon Base Dreams, and the Deepest Vents Ever! AstronomyThe Oort Cloud: Astronomy #22 AstronomyComets: Astronomy #21 AstronomyAsteroidsTell us what you think!