NASA Releases First of New Horizon's Most-Detailed Pictures of Pluto

December 5, 2015 12:08 AM

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NASA Releases First of New Horizon's Most-Detailed Pictures of Pluto

Ever since Pluto was just nine pixels wide in pictures taken 740,000 miles ahead of the New Horizons probe, we've been getting better and better shots of the dwarf planet. Each new set of images has revealed new details, and now NASA is releasing the highest-resolution pictures ever taken by the spacecraft during its brief but historic flyby of Pluto.

They won't get any better than this — until we send a better camera on the multibillion-mile trip.

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