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For the first time, images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft are revealing bright and dark regions on the surface of faraway Pluto – the primary target of the New Horizons close flyby in mid-July. The images were captured in early … Continue reading
The images are still grainy, but NASA’s New Horizons probe is beginning to film Charon traveling in its orbit around Pluto. Follow this link to see the animated version!
NASA’s space craft is closing in on Pluto and is beginning to take its first pictures: New Horizons is aiming its Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) telescope at Pluto to help navigate the final 135 million miles (220 kilometers) of its … Continue reading
NASA has confirmed that New Horizons, the space probe headed for a close approach to Pluto has emerged from hibernation and is communicating with mission control. The probe has traveled 3 billion miles from Earth and is scheduled to approach … Continue reading