Infographic on New Horizons space mission, with a series of 3D illustrations, using 100% original renders and data from NASA, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Southwest Research Institute and Wikipedia. The infographic was updated and corrected with great help of Dr. Alan Stern of Southwest Research Institute, New Horizons mission Principal Investigator.
New Horizons was planned as a voyage to the only unexplored planet in the Solar System. When it was launched, Pluto was still classified as a planet. It was reclassified as a dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in 2006. How New Horizons mission’s PI Alan Stern improved our infographic