Pluto: New Horizons space probe provides closest-ever pictures

Pluto: New Horizons space probe provides closest-ever pictures
By Euronews
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The closest-ever pictures of Pluto, showing details of its geology, have been provided – courtesy of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. Launched nine

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The closest-ever pictures of Pluto, showing details of its geology, have been provided – courtesy of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.

.@NASA has released new stunning picture of dwarf planet #Pluto source: https://t.co/UTnkHW4gNjpic.twitter.com/LB2IEnFnFV

— euronews (@euronews) 14 Juillet 2015

Launched nine years ago, the probe is moving in yet further – with an historic fly-by of the dwarf planet planned for Tuesday.

COOL new infographic about the New Horizons Pluto flyby-- RTs! pic.twitter.com/siMWMW8r4A

— NewHorizons2015 (@NewHorizons2015) 16 Juin 2015

New Horizons at Pluto: what you need to know

NEW HORIZONS TO PLUTO AND THE KUIPER BELT

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