You are here: Home » Topics » » Pluto » Videos

NASA spacecraft shows Pluto wrapped in haze, ice flows| Reuters

Jul 25, 2015    

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A stunning silhouette of Pluto taken by NASAs New Horizons spacecraft after it shot past the icy orb last week show an extensive layer of atmospheric haze, while close-up pictures of the ground reveal flows of nitrogen ice, scientists said on Friday.New Horizons became the first spacecraft to visit Pluto and its entourage of moons and so far has returned about 5 percent of the pictures and science data collected in the days leading up to, during and immediately following the July 14 flyby.The latest batch of images includes a backlit view of Pluto with sun, located more th...

Read More