Amazing space: 10 Interesting facts about dwarf planet Pluto!
Amazing space: 10 Interesting facts about dwarf planet Pluto!

As the science enthusiasts await for more information about this dwarf planet, here are some well known interesting facts to brush up your knowledge

NASA's New Horizons discovers frozen, craterless plains in heart of Pluto
NASA's New Horizons discovers frozen, craterless plains in heart of Pluto

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

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's New Horizons spacecraft makes historic flyby of Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft makes historic flyby of Pluto

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 probe to make close flyby of Pluto shortly
NASA's New Horizons probe to make close flyby of Pluto shortly

NASA's unmanned spacecraft, New Horizons, has begun the most intense phase of its historic encounter with dwarf planet Pluto.

NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears
NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

There's a near-perfect heart shape on Pluto's rusty red surface. 

NASA spots more 'mysterious' bright spots on Ceres

New images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft has provided more visible images of mysterious bright spots and also revealed a pyramid-shaped peak towering over a relatively flat landscape.

After mysterious bright spots, giant 'pyramid' spotted on dwarf planet Ceres
After mysterious bright spots, giant 'pyramid' spotted on dwarf planet Ceres

A mysterious, pyramid-shaped mountain has been discovered on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres.

NASA captures best close-up shots yet of dwarf planet Ceres

UCLA-led NASA mission has provided closest ever look at dwarf planet Ceres.

Mystery white spots on dwarf planet Ceres – ice, salt or...
Mystery white spots on dwarf planet Ceres – ice, salt or...

Dwarf planet Ceres is proving to be weirder than it was originally thought. One feature of the celestial body that has been baffling scientists and astronomers are those mysterious 'white spots' on its surface.

NASA captures close-up of dwarf planet Ceres
NASA captures close-up of dwarf planet Ceres

An image of Ceres, clicked by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 23, shows the finer details of the dwarf planet.

NASA probe detects 'polar cap' on distant Pluto
NASA probe detects 'polar cap' on distant Pluto

For the first time, images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft are revealing bright and dark regions on the surface of faraway Pluto - the primary target of the New Horizons' close flyby in mid-July this year.

NASA probe nearing close encounter with unexplored Pluto
NASA probe nearing close encounter with unexplored Pluto

The first spacecraft to visit distant Pluto, a dwarf planet in the solar system’s frozen backyard, is still three months away from a close encounter, but already in viewing range, newly released photos show.

`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery
`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery

First classified a planet, then an asteroid and then a "dwarf planet" with some traits of a moon -- the more scientists learn about Ceres, the weirder it becomes.

Bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres may be active ice
Bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres may be active ice

A pair of mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres could actually be ice which may be emitting plumes into space, new images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft suggest.

NASA spacecraft set for historic arrival at dwarf planet
NASA spacecraft set for historic arrival at dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft, set to enter the orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres on March 6, has sent some fresh images as it approaches for the historic orbit insertion.

NASA captures sharper images of dwarf planet
NASA captures sharper images of dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft, on way to explore the dwarf planet called Ceres, has captured craters and mysterious bright spots on it.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft clicks closest ever picture of dwarf planet
NASA's Dawn spacecraft clicks closest ever picture of dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has captured the best-ever view of Ceres at a resolution of 14 kms per pixel.

NASA spacecraft sends historic Pluto images

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent its first stunning images of Pluto as the probe closes in on the dwarf planet.