Cracks Might Provide Clues About Ancient Ocean on Pluto's Moon

June 14, 2014 8:29 AM

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Cracks Might Provide Clues About Ancient Ocean on Pluto's Moon

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which will visit Pluto in July 2015, could help scientists look for evidence of ocean on Pluto's moon - Charon.

If the surface of Charon is cracked, then its analysis will reveal whether or not the moon had a sub-surface ocean in the past.

Also read: NASA picks SpaceX to Launch Surface Water and Ocean Topography Satellite

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