Sen. Mikulski, NASA Deputy Administrator Tour NASA’s New Horizons Mission Operations Center Today

Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski joins NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman and other officials for, a briefing on the status of the New Horizons Pluto mission and a tour of the mission operations center. The briefing and tour will be closed to the media. New Horizons is the first mission to the Kuiper Belt, a gigantic zone of icy bodies and mysterious small objects orbiting beyond Neptune. This region also is known as the third zone of our solar system, beyond the inner rocky planets and outer gas giants.