NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Sends Back First Pictures of Pluto

April 15, 2015 8:08 AM

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has been traveling through the solar system for the past nine years. And even after all that time we have only now received the spacecraft’s first color image of Pluto.

Indeed, the first picture was released on Tuesday. It displayed two orangey blobs, in space. That would be Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.

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