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New Horizons Approaches Pluto [Jun. 14th, 2015|10:15 am]
Though it's fast approaching, it's still about 30 million miles away. But the team is starting to get some good images of the enigmatic ex-planet.

Read more in this article.

The close flyby will occur July 14th. Only one month to go! We've been waiting since 2006 for the spacecraft to make this long journey. The good news is that it seems to be in perfect health.

[User Picture]From: porsupah
2015-06-15 11:16 pm (UTC)
Between this and Philae waking up again (*yay!*), we're in for quite a summer in astronomy. =:D
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