New Horizons Flyover of Charon

Happy Anniversary New Horizons! Probe Flew by Pluto 2 Years Ago Today

Happy Anniversary New Horizons! Probe Flew by Pluto 2 Years Ago Today

The latest video gives a summary of what the planet looks like. The latest video comes after the New Horizons mission brought back the images of the planet after its launch two years ago.

The video shows everything from ice plains to mountain ranges, and was created using "data and digital elevation models" that NASA collected during New Horizons's fly by. "The view moves north, passing over Dorothy Gale crater and the dark polar hood of Mordor Macula".

NASA continues in a statement below.

Featured Stock to Focus: Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO)
It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. During current year the company's forecasts over growth are 80.2% while for the next year analysts' growth estimation is 172.6%.

Charon is a remarkable world in its own right, sporting an odd red cap and an enormous canyon called Serenity Chasma, which is more than 1,000 miles (1,600 km) long and, in places, twice as deep as Arizona's famous Grand Canyon, New Horizons team members have said.

The topography on both videos are exaggerated by a factor of two to three to help emphasize the surface details.

The mapping and rendering were done by Paul Schenk and John Blackwell of the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.

Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals shut out Pittsburgh Pirates
Here we go again...the Cardinals and myself are oil and water as I struggled with this team which is bad news for St. The Cards enter play with a record of 43-45 and sit in a 2nd place tie in the National League Central.

The scientists are still analysing and uncovering data that New Horizons recorded and sent home after the encounter.

NASA has released a startling flyover video during their annual celebrations of Pluto probe.

"Everywhere we turn are new mysteries". The flyover shows us a fascinating variety of landscapes from the pits of Pioneer Terra to the sharply bladed contours of Tartarus Dorsa. All the names of Pluto and Charon are informal and pull from science fiction and fantasy sources like "Star Trek" and "Lord of the Rings". Here's another NASA statement on the spacecraft's next target. The spacecraft took nine-and-a-half years to get there.

Nevada Parole Board Determining OJ's Fate Next Week
That conviction was later overturned by the Nevada Supreme Court, which ruled Stewart had been denied a fair trial. Simpson" and through an Oscar-winning ESPN Films documentary, "O.J.: Made in America".

Scientists have been sifting through data gathered from observing the object's quick pass in front of a star - an astronomical event known as an occultation - on June 3.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.