NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the first in a series of the sharpest views of Pluto it obtained during its July flyby – and the best close-ups of Pluto that humans may see for decades.
Surreal. It is difficult for my mind to process this image of Pluto. Pluto has always been there, as a spot of light in a telescope. To see textures and color in photographs of it is epic. I had to save one.