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Pluto Moons

PHOTO: Spacecraft Spots Dwarf Planet's Largest Moon

| Christopher Crockett | Posted 07.12.2013 | Science

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, now en route to Pluto, got its first glimpse of the dwarf planet’s largest moon, Charon, in this image released Ju...

New Names Given To Dwarf Planet's Puny Moons

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 07.02.2013 | Science

It's official! Two tiny moons orbiting the dwarf planet Pluto finally have new names: Styx and Kerberos. The International Astronomical Union — the...

Scientists Want YOU To Name Dwarf Planet's Moons

Posted 02.11.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 02/11/2013 10:37 AM EST on SPACE.com If you've ever wanted to leave your mark on the heavens, here's your chance. Ast...

Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Faces Major Hazard, Space Agency Says

Posted 10.17.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 10/16/2012 03:40 PM EDT on SPACE.com The moons of Pluto, and a potential set of rings, may create dangerous debris ...