Pluto as seen by New Horizons as it approached on Monday. On Tuesday, it passed within 8,000 miles of the body, after a journey of 3 billion miles. New Horizons’ visit to Pluto comes 50 years to the day when the Mariner 4 spacecraft began the U.S. visits to the planets by passing near Mars.
Pluto as seen by New Horizons as it approached on Monday. On Tuesday, it passed within 8,000 miles of the body, after a journey of 3 billion miles. New Horizons’ visit to Pluto comes 50 years to the day when the Mariner 4 spacecraft began the U.S. visits to the planets by passing near Mars. NASA AP
Pluto as seen by New Horizons as it approached on Monday. On Tuesday, it passed within 8,000 miles of the body, after a journey of 3 billion miles. New Horizons’ visit to Pluto comes 50 years to the day when the Mariner 4 spacecraft began the U.S. visits to the planets by passing near Mars. NASA AP

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