NASA to release new Pluto flyby images, science findings today
NASA to release new Pluto flyby images, science findings today

The US space agency, NASA, will on Friday release new images of the dwarf planet Pluto taken by New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) during Tuesday's historic flyby.

NASA probe reveals fresh details of Pluto's largest moon Charon
NASA probe reveals fresh details of Pluto's largest moon Charon

NASA has released a new image of Charon captured by New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) from a distance of 289,000 miles (466,000 kilometers), revealing remarkable new details of Pluto's largest moon.

Watch: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft makes historic flyby of Pluto
Watch: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft makes historic flyby of Pluto

 NASA's unmanned spacecraft, New Horizons in a historic moment made its closest shave with the dwarf planet Pluto on Tuesday, July 14th at 7:49am ET.

NASA's New Horizons all set for historic Pluto flyby Tuesday
NASA's New Horizons all set for historic Pluto flyby Tuesday

The New Horizons spacecraft is said to be in good shape as it gears up for a historic Pluto flyby Tuesday, July 14.

NASA spacecraft captures mysterious dark spots on Pluto
NASA spacecraft captures mysterious dark spots on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has captured its last and best image of the four mysterious dark spots on Pluto's far side, ahead of its historic flyby of the dwarf planet.

Watch: NASA releases the first color movies of Pluto and Charon
Watch: NASA releases the first color movies of Pluto and Charon

The first colour movies from NASA's New Horizons mission show Pluto and its largest moon Charon and the complex orbital dance of the two bodies, known as a double planet.

NASA detects possible polar cap on Pluto
NASA detects possible polar cap on Pluto

Pluto may have a polar ice cap, NASA scientists said Wednesday after analyzing the latest images from an unmanned spacecraft that is approaching the distant dwarf planet.The New Horizons spacecraft will fly by Pluto on July 14, and has already begun sending back blurry pictures of the celestial b

NASA reveals first-ever colour image of Pluto
NASA reveals first-ever colour image of Pluto

 NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, set to fly by the Pluto system on July 14, has sent its first colour image of the dwarf planet and its largest moon Charon.

Pluto`s moon Charon may have had an underground ocean in the past

A new study by NASA has revealed that there might be cracks in Pluto`s giant moon Charon, which could indicate that it once had a subterranean ocean of liquid water.

Pluto`s largest moon Charon discovered

NASA`s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has spotted the planet`s Texas-sized, ice-covered moon Charon for the first time, using its highest-resolution telescopic camera.

Sharpest-ever ground-based images of Pluto and Charon captured

A large state-of-the-art telescope when combined with speckle imaging techniques helped astronomers produce the sharpest ground-based snapshots ever obtained of Pluto and its largest companion Charon in visible light.