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A colorful ‘landing’ on Pluto

What would it be like to actually land on Pluto? This movie was made from more than 100 images taken by NASA's New Horizons...

Icy ridges found on Pluto

Pluto. "Penitentes" which are formed by erosion, are bowl-shaped depressions with spires around the edge, and are several meters high.Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied...

Data from New Horizons mission suggest a water-ice ocean lies beneath...

This cutaway image of Pluto shows a section through the area of Sputnik Planitia, with dark blue representing a subsurface ocean and light blue...

New Horizons: Imagining a Landing on Pluto

Imagine a future spacecraft following New Horizons’ trailblazing path to Pluto, but instead of flying past its target, the next visitor touches down in...

One Year Later: New Horizons’ Top 10 Discoveries at Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto's moon Charon just before closest approach on July 14, 2015. Charon’s striking...

A ‘Super Grand Canyon’ on Pluto’s Moon Charon

Credits: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRIPluto’s largest moon, Charon, is home to an unusual canyon system that’s far longer and deeper than the Grand Canyon.The inset above magnifies...

Pluto’s polygons may have been formed by convection

An image taken by the Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC) on NASA's New Horizon spacecraft shows Sputnik Planum. Credit: Image courtesy of NASA/Johns Hopkins University...

Pluto’s Icy Moon Hydra

New compositional data from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft reveal a distinct water-ice signature on the surface of Pluto’s outermost moon, Hydra. Pluto’s largest moon...

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