Video – What Has New Horizons Taught Us About Pluto? @okaytobesmart @NASANewHorizons

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Awesome images of Ceres and the dark side of the moon from @NASA!! #science

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Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson disagree about PLUTO’s planet status! @neiltyson @StephenAtHome @NASANewHorizons

Very funny video interview with Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson in response to the NASA New Horizons flyby of PLUTO! Seen here, with article!

Colbert and Tyson also had quite a humorous exchange about PLUTO on twitter.

Video of the @NASANewHorizons spacecraft arriving at PLUTO this morning!! #science

At approximately 7:49 a.m. on July 14, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is scheduled to be as close as it will get to Pluto, approximately 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) above the surface. This historic moment is part of NASA’s coverage of New Horizons’ nine year, three billion mile journey to the Pluto system to gather data about Pluto and its moons.

@NASANewHorizons will flyby Pluto tomorrow! Already sending amazing images of PLUTO!!

Who’s excited for the NASA spacecraft New Horizons Pluto flyby??? CauseScience is!!!!

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Picture of PLUTO from @NASANewHorizons spacecraft – get ready for flyby next Tuesday!! #science

The NASA spacecraft New Horizons has sent back some early pictures of PLUTO (Image Credit: New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), July 8, NASA-JHUAPL-SWRI), and will fly by PLUTO next Tuesday – July 14th!!

After a more than nine-year, three-billion-mile journey to Pluto, it’s show time for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, as the flyby sequence of science observations is officially underway.

In the early morning hours of July 8, mission scientists received this new view of Pluto—the most detailed yet returned by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard New Horizons. The image was taken on July 7, when the spacecraft was just under 5 million miles (8 million kilometers) from Pluto, and is the first to be received since the July 4 anomaly that sent the spacecraft into safe mode.

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@NASANewHorizons spacecraft snaps first pictures of Pluto and its largest moon!!!!

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Lots more info on the New Horizons spacecraft at the NASA website here and here!!!

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft returned its first new images of Pluto on Wednesday, as the probe closes in on the dwarf planet. Although still just a dot along with its largest moon, Charon, the images come on the 109th birthday of Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered the distant icy world in 1930.