Pluto Reconsidered: Will It Become a Planet Again?

According to the criteria that define the group of planets, International Astronomical Union decided in 2006 that Pluto does not belong into it. Since that, Pluto lost its status as a planet and has been considered as a dwarf planet. Now, the New Horizons spacecraft is approaching to Pluto and their encounter is expected to happen in July, 2015.

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