June 18, 2015 --
A few decades ago, getting a spacecraft to another world was a feat in itself. We take it for granted today, and demand more -- images and videos and science data that will tell us more about how that world came to be. And luckily for us, usually spacecraft succeed in delivering that.
new images came from Pluto's vicinity
, showing us more surface detail on the dwarf planet. Click through to read more about Pluto and some other objects that got enhanced with spacecraft views, such as Mars, volcanic Io, and dwarf planet Ceres (complete with baffling bright spots).
Image: Pluto is getting big in the camera view of the New Horizons spacecraft, which will fly by the dwarf planet in July.