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NEW HORIZONS. New Horizons: A Journey to New Frontiers. New Horizons is New Frontiers 1 Launch: Jan ‘06. First Time Exploration of The Solar System’s “Third Zone”. KBOs 2016-2020. Pluto-Charon July 2015. Jupiter System March 2007. PKB AO-Defined Measurement Objectives. Required.

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New horizons

NEW HORIZONS

New Horizons:

A Journey to New Frontiers


New horizons

New Horizons is New Frontiers 1

Launch: Jan ‘06

First Time Exploration

of The Solar System’s “Third Zone”

KBOs

2016-2020

Pluto-Charon

July 2015

Jupiter System

March 2007


Pkb ao defined measurement objectives

PKB AO-Defined Measurement Objectives

Required

Important

Desired


Instrument payload

Instrument Payload

LORRI

ALICE

PEPSSI

RALPH

CORE:

  • REX Uplink radio science & passive radiometry

  • RALPH VIS/IR imaging & spectroscopy

  • ALICE UV imaging spectroscopy

    Supplemental:

  • LORRI High-resolution imager

  • SWAP plasma spectrometer

  • PEPSSI energetic particle spectrometer

  • SDC EPO Student Dust Counter

SWAP

Student Dust Counter


New horizons payload characteristics

New HorizonsPayload Characteristics


New horizons science traceability

New HorizonsScience Traceability

New Horizons meets or exceeds all of the PKB mission Group 1 (AO-required) measurement objectives, plus all of the (AO-desired) Group 2, and 3 of the 4 Group 3 measurement objectives.


Science objectives are accomplished with great functional redundancy

Science Objectives Are Accomplished with Great Functional Redundancy


New horizons

Toward New Frontiers

New Horizons is Demonstrating That Exciting Low Cost Outer Planet Missions Are Indeed Feasible.


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