• Presents a new video of the flyby over Pluto and Charon

  • NASA showed new video of the flyby over Pluto and Charon. Videos created using data obtained by the New Horizons station, and computer models of the surface of the dwarf planet and its satellite. Scientists note that it is possible to show the celestial bodies from closer distance than in fact they were flying the spacecraft. Researchers introduced the last card of the surfaces of Pluto and Charon.

    Station New Horizons on 14 July 2015 flew at a minimum distance past Pluto. The main objective of the mission was to study the dwarf planet and its satellite Charon. It is expected that in 2019, the plant will reach the planetoid 2014 MU69 located at a distance of 1.6 billion kilometers from the dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt. The diameter of the asteroid is estimated at 45 km.

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