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NASA: New Horizon Discovers Haze Flowing Ice on Pluto

New close-up images from NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft have found evidence of ice flowing and extended haze across Pluto’s surface, Which reveals Pluto to be an icy world of wonders. NASA’s associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, John Grunsfeld said, “We knew that a mission to Pluto would bring some surprises, and now — 10 days after closest approach ...

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NASA New Horizons probe detects ‘polar cap’ on distant dwarf planet Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft took images of bright and dark regions on Pluto’s surface during its close flyby in mid-July this year revealing broad surface markings including a bright area at one pole that may be a polar cap. “As we approach the Pluto system, we are starting to see intriguing features such as a bright region near Pluto’s visible ...

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