14:19 GMT06 May 2021
Listen Live
    Videoclub

    You’ve Never Seen Pluto Like This Before

    Videoclub
    Get short URL
    0 107
    Subscribe

    Using images taken by New Horizons during its historic mission to Pluto, NASA has assembled this simulation which shows two regions of the icy world.

    The first flyover shows the empty stretches of the Sputnik Plain, named for Earth’s first artificial satellite, launched by the Soviet Union in 1957. The second flyover depicts the Hillary Mountains, named for Sir Edmund Hillary, one of the first two people to ascend Mount Everest.

    There’s no sound, but “Also sprach Zarathustra” always goes well with this type of thing.

    Related:

    NASA Unveils New Pluto Photos from New Horizons Flyby
    Scientists Expect New Pluto Discoveries as Data Continues to Arrive
    Images of Pluto From New Horizons Probe ‘Surpass Expectations’
    Tags:
    New Horizons probe, NASA, Pluto
    Community standardsDiscussion

    More videos

    • Black Bear
      Last update: 11:00 GMT 06.05.2021
      11:00 GMT 06.05.2021

      Huge Bear Swimming and Bathing

      American black bears, the smallest of their species, roam throughout North America. The animal is endowed with a good-natured and gentle disposition, although it has a formidable appearance.

    • Retriever and Ducks
      Last update: 04:30 GMT 06.05.2021
      04:30 GMT 06.05.2021

      United by Golden Colour: Adorable Retriever Befriends Baby Duck

      There are virtually no living beings that a golden retriever cannot be friends with, because these charming canines are well-known for their amiability and cheerful disposition.

    • Alligator outside the door
      Last update: 16:00 GMT 05.05.2021
      16:00 GMT 05.05.2021

      Howdy, Neighbours! Scary Alligator Waits Outside the Door

      Some animals are afraid of people and will never come close to any human - even big and powerful predators. But some beasts are not that easy to scare - in fact, they can easily scare everyone themselves.

    • Baby Elephant
      Last update: 11:00 GMT 05.05.2021
      11:00 GMT 05.05.2021

      Elephant Calf Pulled Out From Open Well

      The calf elephant was stuck in the open well which has a depth of 50ft in a village in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It was spotted by villagers who told the forest rangers to come to its rescue immediately.