NASA's spectacular flyover video transports you to Pluto

NASA's spectacular flyover video transports you to Pluto

NASA has released the videos o July 14, Friday which featuring the New Horizon of the solar system, the probe was zoomed when it was around 12,550 kilometers (7,800 miles) away from the small planted of solar, Pluto.

The New Horizons spacecraft collected more than 1,200 images of Pluto and tens of gigabits of data during its mission which NASA says its scientists are still analyzing.

It's not just Pluto that got the animated flyover treatment: the New Horizons team made a companion video for Pluto's largest moon Charon. All feature names in the Pluto system are informal.

New Horizons is now venturing deep into the Kuiper Belt, which is a region of icy bodies and dwarf planets like Pluto, according to NASA.

It was two years ago, on July 14th, 2015, that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto - marking the first time we had ever explored this mysterious small world.

The dramatic flyover begins over the highlands southwest of the great expanse of nitrogen ice plain named "Sputnik Planitia", NASA explains. Visible to the right are blocky mountain ranges inside the plains. "Fortunately, now we know how to do that and what new instruments to bring to bear".

"The tour moves north past the rugged and fractured highlands of Voyager Terra and then turns southward over Pioneer Terra - which exhibits deep and wide pits - before concluding over the bladed terrain of Tartarus Dorsa in the far east of the encounter hemisphere", NASA said.

The Charon flyover, meanwhile, surveys the canyon Serenity Chasma, before sweeping over Dorothy Gale crater and Mordor Macula, the dark polar hood of Charon.

Formed in 1958, NASA is one of the preeminent space agencies now in operation, is the only organization to land astronauts on the surface of the Moon, to carry out extended missions on the planet Mars and more.

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