It seems that every space program in the world wants to build a moon base at some point in the future. The only problem is actually getting the materials up there to construct the buildings. Researchers may have made it ... Read More
Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, taken on July 13, 2015, when the spacecraft was 476,000 miles (768,000 kilometers) from the surface. This was the last and most detailed image sent to Earth before the spacecraft's closest approach to Pluto.
Learn what surprising objects are aboard the New Horizons probe, and follow its nine-year journey through the solar system. This photo of Pluto was taken on July 13, 2015 at a distance of 766,000 km (476,000 mi) from the surface, just before the probe’s closest approach.