The detection of Hydra in the long-exposures taken by New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI). | NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

New Horizons Spies Pluto's Tiny Moon Hydra

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft may still be 10 months from its historic flyby with dwarf planet Pluto, but it is making good use of its interplanetary cruise to get familiar with its flyby target by imaging Pluto's outermost moon Hydra. Continue reading →

Published On 09/16/2014
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