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Pluto's bladed terrain as seen from NASA's New Horizons during its July 2015 flyby.
Pluto's bladed terrain as seen from NASA's New Horizons during its July 2015 flyby.

Pluto's Bladed Terrain

Pluto's bladed terrain as seen from NASA's New Horizons during its July 2015 flyby.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21965
Added: 2017-09-28

Views: 217

Pluto's Bladed Terrain

Pluto's bladed terrain as seen from NASA's New Horizons during its July 2015 flyby.

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These maps are from NASA's New Horizons' data on the topography (top) and composition (bottom) of Pluto's surface. In the high-resolution topographical map, the highlighted red region is high in elevation.
These maps are from NASA's New Horizons' data on the topography (top) and composition (bottom) of Pluto's surface. In the high-resolution topographical map, the highlighted red region is high in elevation.

Pluto Topography and Composition Map

These maps are from NASA's New Horizons' data on the topography (top) and composition (bottom) of Pluto's surface. In the high-resolution topographical map, the highlighted red region is high in elevation.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
ID#: PIA22036
Added: 2017-09-28

Views: 294

Pluto Topography and Composition Map

These maps are from NASA's New Horizons' data on the topography (top) and composition (bottom) of Pluto's surface. In the high-resolution topographical map, the highlighted red region is high in elevation.

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This image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows an overlay of the first official Pluto feature names.
This image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows an overlay of the first official Pluto feature names.

First Official Pluto Feature Names

This image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows an overlay of the first official Pluto feature names.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21944
Added: 2017-09-06

Views: 368

First Official Pluto Feature Names

This image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows an overlay of the first official Pluto feature names.

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Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.
Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Single Object

Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

Target: 2014 MU69
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
ID#: PIA21868
Added: 2017-08-03

Views: 975

Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Single Object

Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

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This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.
This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

A Kuiper Belt Pair? Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Binary Object

This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

Target: 2014 MU69
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
ID#: PIA21867
Added: 2017-08-03

Views: 470

A Kuiper Belt Pair? Artist's Concept of 2014 MU69 as a Binary Object

This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission.

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This frame from an animation shows a Kuiper Belt object know as 2014 MU69, as seen by NASA's New Horizons.
This frame from an animation shows a Kuiper Belt object know as 2014 MU69, as seen by NASA's New Horizons.

Wink of a Star

This frame from an animation shows a Kuiper Belt object know as 2014 MU69, as seen by NASA's New Horizons.

Target: Kuiper Belt Object
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21865
Added: 2017-07-19

Views: 551

Wink of a Star

This frame from an animation shows a Kuiper Belt object know as 2014 MU69, as seen by NASA's New Horizons.

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The flight over Charon begins high over the hemisphere NASA's New Horizons saw on its closest approach, then descends over the deep, wide canyon of Serenity Chasma.
The flight over Charon begins high over the hemisphere NASA's New Horizons saw on its closest approach, then descends over the deep, wide canyon of Serenity Chasma.

Soaring over Charon

The flight over Charon begins high over the hemisphere NASA's New Horizons saw on its closest approach, then descends over the deep, wide canyon of Serenity Chasma.

Target: Charon
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21864
Added: 2017-07-14

Views: 878

Soaring over Charon

The flight over Charon begins high over the hemisphere NASA's New Horizons saw on its closest approach, then descends over the deep, wide canyon of Serenity Chasma.

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The dramatic Pluto flyover begins over the highlands to the southwest of the great expanse of nitrogen ice plain informally named Sputnik Planitia, as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
The dramatic Pluto flyover begins over the highlands to the southwest of the great expanse of nitrogen ice plain informally named Sputnik Planitia, as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

Soaring over Pluto

The dramatic Pluto flyover begins over the highlands to the southwest of the great expanse of nitrogen ice plain informally named Sputnik Planitia, as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21863
Added: 2017-07-14

Views: 1462

Soaring over Pluto

The dramatic Pluto flyover begins over the highlands to the southwest of the great expanse of nitrogen ice plain informally named Sputnik Planitia, as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

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This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto and its moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.
This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto and its moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

Global Mosaics of Pluto and Charon

This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto and its moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21862
Added: 2017-07-14

Views: 174

Global Mosaics of Pluto and Charon

This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto and its moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

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This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.
This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

Pluto's Surface in Detail

This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21861
Added: 2017-07-14

Views: 186

Pluto's Surface in Detail

This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

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This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.
This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

Charon's Surface in Detail

This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

Target: Charon
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21860
Added: 2017-07-14

Views: 212

Charon's Surface in Detail

This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by NASA's New Horizons.

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This is an overhead view of NASA'S New Horizons full trajectory; the spacecraft has entered a hibernation phase on April 7 that will last until early September.
This is an overhead view of NASA'S New Horizons full trajectory; the spacecraft has entered a hibernation phase on April 7 that will last until early September.

Nap Time for New Horizons: NASA Spacecraft Enters Hibernation

This is an overhead view of NASA'S New Horizons full trajectory; the spacecraft has entered a hibernation phase on April 7 that will last until early September.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
ID#: PIA21589
Added: 2017-04-10

Views: 677

Nap Time for New Horizons: NASA Spacecraft Enters Hibernation

This is an overhead view of NASA'S New Horizons full trajectory; the spacecraft has entered a hibernation phase on April 7 that will last until early September.

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In preparation for NASA's New Horizons flyby of 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019, the spacecraft's LORRI took a series of 10-second exposures of the background star field near the location of its target Kuiper Belt object (KBO).
In preparation for NASA's New Horizons flyby of 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019, the spacecraft's LORRI took a series of 10-second exposures of the background star field near the location of its target Kuiper Belt object (KBO).

A KBO among the Stars

In preparation for NASA's New Horizons flyby of 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019, the spacecraft's LORRI took a series of 10-second exposures of the background star field near the location of its target Kuiper Belt object (KBO).

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI)
ID#: PIA21588
Added: 2017-04-03

Views: 857

A KBO among the Stars

In preparation for NASA's New Horizons flyby of 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019, the spacecraft's LORRI took a series of 10-second exposures of the background star field near the location of its target Kuiper Belt object (KBO).

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This is the highest-resolution color departure shot of Pluto's receding crescent from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, taken when the spacecraft was 120,000 miles (200,000 kilometers) away from Pluto.
This is the highest-resolution color departure shot of Pluto's receding crescent from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, taken when the spacecraft was 120,000 miles (200,000 kilometers) away from Pluto.

Blue Rays: New Horizons' High-Res Farewell to Pluto

This is the highest-resolution color departure shot of Pluto's receding crescent from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, taken when the spacecraft was 120,000 miles (200,000 kilometers) away from Pluto.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21590
Added: 2017-03-23

Views: 586

Blue Rays: New Horizons' High-Res Farewell to Pluto

This is the highest-resolution color departure shot of Pluto's receding crescent from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, taken when the spacecraft was 120,000 miles (200,000 kilometers) away from Pluto.

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This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is from a movie made from more than 100 images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft over six weeks of approach and close flyby in the summer of 2015.
This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is from a movie made from more than 100 images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft over six weeks of approach and close flyby in the summer of 2015.

A Colorful 'Landing' on Pluto (Animation)

This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is from a movie made from more than 100 images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft over six weeks of approach and close flyby in the summer of 2015.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA11709
Added: 2017-01-19

Views: 1137

A Colorful 'Landing' on Pluto (Animation)

This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is from a movie made from more than 100 images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft over six weeks of approach and close flyby in the summer of 2015.

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This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows the night side of Pluto's large, Texas-sized moon Charon, against a star field, lit by faint, reflected light from Pluto itself.
This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows the night side of Pluto's large, Texas-sized moon Charon, against a star field, lit by faint, reflected light from Pluto itself.

Charon in 'Plutoshine'

This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows the night side of Pluto's large, Texas-sized moon Charon, against a star field, lit by faint, reflected light from Pluto itself.

Target: Charon
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA11708
Added: 2017-01-18

Views: 519

Charon in 'Plutoshine'

This image obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows the night side of Pluto's large, Texas-sized moon Charon, against a star field, lit by faint, reflected light from Pluto itself.

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This detailed global mosaic color map of Pluto is based on a series of three color filter images obtained NASA's New Horizons during the spacecraft's close flyby of Pluto in July 2015.
This detailed global mosaic color map of Pluto is based on a series of three color filter images obtained NASA's New Horizons during the spacecraft's close flyby of Pluto in July 2015.

Pluto Color Map

This detailed global mosaic color map of Pluto is based on a series of three color filter images obtained NASA's New Horizons during the spacecraft's close flyby of Pluto in July 2015.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA11707
Added: 2017-01-18

Views: 580

Pluto Color Map

This detailed global mosaic color map of Pluto is based on a series of three color filter images obtained NASA's New Horizons during the spacecraft's close flyby of Pluto in July 2015.

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Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This perspective view is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.
Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This perspective view is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.

Landslides in a Charon Chasm

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This perspective view is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.

Target: Charon
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21129
Added: 2016-10-18

Views: 1026

Landslides in a Charon Chasm

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This perspective view is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.

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Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This image is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.
Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This image is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.

Landslides on Charon

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This image is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.

Target: Charon
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI)
ID#: PIA21128
Added: 2016-10-18

Views: 713

Landslides on Charon

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have spotted signs of long run-out landslides on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. This image is of Charon's informally named Serenity Chasma.

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Pluto's present, hazy atmosphere is almost entirely free of clouds, though scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have identified some cloud candidates after examining images taken during July, 2015.
Pluto's present, hazy atmosphere is almost entirely free of clouds, though scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have identified some cloud candidates after examining images taken during July, 2015.

Partly Cloudy on Pluto?

Pluto's present, hazy atmosphere is almost entirely free of clouds, though scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have identified some cloud candidates after examining images taken during July, 2015.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21127
Added: 2016-10-18

Views: 1019

Partly Cloudy on Pluto?

Pluto's present, hazy atmosphere is almost entirely free of clouds, though scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission have identified some cloud candidates after examining images taken during July, 2015.

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As NASA's New Horizons approached Pluto in late 2014 and then flew by the planet during the summer of 2015, NASA's Chandra obtained data during four separate observations. During each observation, Chandra detected low-energy X-rays from the small planet.
As NASA's New Horizons approached Pluto in late 2014 and then flew by the planet during the summer of 2015, NASA's Chandra obtained data during four separate observations. During each observation, Chandra detected low-energy X-rays from the small planet.

X-Rays from Pluto

As NASA's New Horizons approached Pluto in late 2014 and then flew by the planet during the summer of 2015, NASA's Chandra obtained data during four separate observations. During each observation, Chandra detected low-energy X-rays from the small planet.

Target: Pluto
Mission: Chandra X-ray Observatory, New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Solar Wind Around Pluto (SWAP)
ID#: PIA21061
Added: 2016-09-14

Views: 1672

X-Rays from Pluto

As NASA's New Horizons approached Pluto in late 2014 and then flew by the planet during the summer of 2015, NASA's Chandra obtained data during four separate observations. During each observation, Chandra detected low-energy X-rays from the small planet.

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This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.
This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

Pluto's Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness

This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21026
Added: 2016-08-31

Views: 920

Pluto's Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness

This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

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This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.
This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

Pluto's Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness (context)

This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC)
ID#: PIA21025
Added: 2016-08-31

Views: 1046

Pluto's Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness (context)

This area seen by NASA's New Horizons is south of Pluto's dark equatorial band informally named Cthulhu Regio, and southwest of the vast nitrogen ice plains informally named Sputnik Planitia.

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In July 2016, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft observed the Kuiper Belt Object Quaoar, roughly half the size of Pluto. An animated gif is available at the Photojournal.
In July 2016, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft observed the Kuiper Belt Object Quaoar, roughly half the size of Pluto. An animated gif is available at the Photojournal.

New Horizons Spies a Kuiper Belt

In July 2016, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft observed the Kuiper Belt Object Quaoar, roughly half the size of Pluto. An animated gif is available at the Photojournal.

Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
Instrument: Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI)
ID#: PIA21024
Added: 2016-08-31

Views: 848

New Horizons Spies a Kuiper Belt

In July 2016, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft observed the Kuiper Belt Object Quaoar, roughly half the size of Pluto. An animated gif is available at the Photojournal.

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After a 9.5-year voyage covering more than three billion miles, NASA's New Horizons flew through the Pluto system on July 14, 2015, coming within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of Pluto itself.
After a 9.5-year voyage covering more than three billion miles, NASA's New Horizons flew through the Pluto system on July 14, 2015, coming within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of Pluto itself.

Imagine a Landing on Pluto

After a 9.5-year voyage covering more than three billion miles, NASA's New Horizons flew through the Pluto system on July 14, 2015, coming within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of Pluto itself.

Target: Pluto
Mission: New Horizons
Spacecraft: New Horizons
ID#: PIA20742
Added: 2016-07-14

Views: 1150

Imagine a Landing on Pluto

After a 9.5-year voyage covering more than three billion miles, NASA's New Horizons flew through the Pluto system on July 14, 2015, coming within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of Pluto itself.

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