At 7:49 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 14 the unmanned spacecraft will zip past Pluto at 30,800 miles per hour (49,600 kilometers per hour), with a suite of seven science instruments busily gathering data. The mission will complete the initial reconnaissance of the solar system with the first-ever look at the icy dwarf planet.
Chicago, I'm heading your way! — Chicagoan clients and friends! I will be in Chicago from July 8-11, with a few slots for live sessions, especially on Monday, July 11. Monday, I will also be on The Perri Small Show on WVON-1690 AM, The Talk of Chicago, from 11 am to 11:30 am. If you're interested in a live hour or 30 minute session with me in person, email me at email@example.com. First time in the Windy City! Looking forward to it.