New Horizons probe: Pluto flyby (July 14)


The New Horizons space probe from NASA will flyby Pluto on July 14, 2015. New Horizons was launched in 2006.

“New Horizons is a bold mission that will reveal, for the first time, the nature of Pluto and it's moons and  inform us on the origin an evolution of our Solar System.”
- Richard Léveillé

Expert: Richard Léveillé, Research Associate in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University
Expertise: He is a planetary science researcher. His research focuses on the role of microbial activity in geochemical processus such as mineral degradation and oxidation. He’s still involved in the Mars Science Laboratory mission.
Contact : richard.leveille [at] Mr Léveillé can answer questions in English and French.