"NASA's New Frontiers"

Warren Buck

Univ. of Washington- Bothell

Abstract

The New Frontiers set of space missions is NASAís mid sized unmanned program. These missions are approximately $1 billion per mission. One now flying is New Horizons that is on its way to Pluto and other Kuiper Belt objects. Juno will be launched next and will focus on Jupiter and its moons. The National Research Councilís recommendations to NASA on future New Frontiers missions will be presented and discussed.