A NASA probe just made a little history.
It’s taken eight years, but NASA’s New Horizons probe is finally closing in on Pluto — and now the space agency thinks it's found some targets even further out to explore in the coming years.
The New Horizon is still a year away from its arrival at Pluto, but the NASA probe is already sending back some footage and pictures from the distant non-planet.
Despite overwhelming public support, one of Pluto's recently discovered moons will not bear a Star Trek-inspired name.
Star Trek fans seem to be making their voice heard in a contest to name one of Pluto's recently discovered moons.