Another SpaceX Landing, and New Horizons’s Next Stop

SpaceX has done it again! It’s landed the first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon capsule has returned from the ISS. Now, what’s next for New Horizons? It has its sights set an another tiny world in the Kuiper Belt.

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Sources:
SpaceX
http://www.space.com/32811-spacex-rocket-landing-jcsat-14-launch.html
http://www.spaceflightinsider.com/missions/iss/crew-packs-dragon-performs-science-nasa-announces-future-iss-crew-members/
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/spacex_crs-8_mission_overview.pdf
http://www.spacepolicyonline.com/events/spacex-8-dragon-return-to-earth-may-2016-pacific-ocean

New Horizons
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/Mission/The-Path-to-Pluto/Mission-Timeline.php
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/nation-world/bs-hs-new-horizons-extended-20160423-story.html
http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2015/09011608-new-horizons-extended-mission-pt1.html?referrer=http://www.space.com/32049-kbo-2014-mu69.html
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/News-Article.php?page=20151105
http://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-s-new-horizons-team-selects-potential-kuiper-belt-flyby-target

Pics
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2014_MU69_size_comparison_01.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2014_MU69_orbit.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2014_MU69_Discovery_Images_Animated.gif
http://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-s-new-horizons-team-selects-potential-kuiper-belt-flyby-target
JCSAT-14 first stage on droneship
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/pluto-s-interaction-with-the-solar-wind-is-unique-study-finds

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