Pluto Surface Features Come Into View

Credit: NASA/Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Intsitute
Planetary scientists are getting their first detailed look at the terrain on Pluto, as the New Horizons spacecraft closes in for a fast flyby on July 14. They are not disappointed. “After nine and a half years in flight, Pluto is well worth the wait,” says Alan Stern of Southwest Research Institute...

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