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Blue skies, frozen water detected on Pluto

Pluto has blue skies and patches of frozen water, according to the latest data out Thursday from NASA's unmanned New Horizons probe, which made a historic flyby of the dwarf planet in July.

Scientists puzzle over Pluto's polygons

NEW YORK: New pictures relayed by the first spacecraft to visit distant Pluto show odd polygon-shaped features and smooth hills in an crater-free plain, indications that the icy world is geologically active, New Horizons scientists said on…

NASA readies for first Pluto close-up

MIAMI: An unmanned NASA spacecraft will see what Pluto's surface really looks like for the first time Tuesday, beaming images back to Earth as it speeds by the dwarf planet after a near decade-long journey.