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Amazing NASA video offers a trip down onto the surface of Pluto - Watch

Amazing NASA video offers a trip down onto the surface of Pluto - Watch

The video offers a trip down onto the surface of Pluto - starting with a distant view of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon - and leading up to an eventual ride in for a "landing" on the shoreline of Pluto's informally named Sputnik Planitia.

Pluto's moon Charon comes to it's rescue, shields planet's atmosphere from decay!

Pluto's moon Charon comes to it's rescue, shields planet's atmosphere from decay!

The study has provided additional insight into this relationship and how it affects the continuous stripping of Pluto’s atmosphere by solar wind.

Mystery solved! Red patch on Pluto's largest moon Charon caused by trapped gas

Mystery solved! Red patch on Pluto's largest moon Charon caused by trapped gas

The US space agency NASA has released a high-resolution and enhanced color view of Pluto's largest moon, Charon which was captured by New Horizons spacecraft just before closest approach on July 14, 2015.

'Super' Grand Canyon on Pluto's moon Charon

'Super' Grand Canyon on Pluto's moon Charon

The deep canyon named Argo Chasma is approximately 700 km long while Arizona's Grand Canyon is 450 km long.

New data on Pluto's icy moon Hydra (Pic inside)

New data on Pluto's icy moon Hydra (Pic inside)

The new data, known as infrared spectra, shows the Hydra spectrum is similar to that of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, which is also dominated by crystalline water ice.

Pluto's moon Charon may have had subsurface ocean

Pluto's moon Charon may have had subsurface ocean

Images from New Horizons suggest Pluto's moon Charon may have had an ancient ocean.

2015 roundup: Ten awe-inspiring photos from space

2015 roundup: Ten awe-inspiring photos from space

Take a look at top ten awe-inspiring photos from space.

New Horizons: 5 discoveries NASA probe made on its journey to Pluto

New Horizons: 5 discoveries NASA probe made on its journey to Pluto

Here are five discoveries of the multiple discoveries NASA’s probe made as it dashed past Pluto.

See pic: A day on Pluto and its moon Charon

See pic: A day on Pluto and its moon Charon

The US space agency NASA released a series of 10 close-ups of Pluto that depicts an entire day on the dwarf planet. A day of Pluto is equivalent to 6.4 Earth days.

Twirling moons and ice volcanoes: NASA's New Horizons reveals surprising discoveries on Pluto!

Twirling moons and ice volcanoes: NASA's New Horizons reveals surprising discoveries on Pluto!

From possible ice volcanoes to twirling moons, scientists' view of Pluto seems to be evolving with every step.

NASA unveils Pluto mosaics created from thousands of public images

NASA unveils Pluto mosaics created from thousands of public images

The mosaics represent the global response to its popular “#PlutoTime” social media campaign.

New Horizons team reveals fascinating, mysterious Pluto findings in first science paper

New Horizons team reveals fascinating, mysterious Pluto findings in first science paper

The mission team revealed a degree of diversity and complexity in the Pluto system – from the planet's unusual heart-shaped region to its extended atmosphere and intriguing moons.

Watch: NASA releases best images of Pluto's largest moon, Charon

Watch: NASA releases best images of Pluto's largest moon, Charon

NASA has released the highest resolution images of Pluto`s largest moon, Charon.

NASA releases best photos yet of Pluto's jumbo moon, Charon

NASA released the best color pictures yet of Charon today. The images were taken by the New Horizons spacecraft during its flyby of Pluto in July and transmitted to Earth 1½ weeks ago.