Pluto

The New Horizons spacecraft will make its closest approach to Pluto tomorrow. Here’s a picture it took on Saturday (Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI):

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New Horizons is currently around 500,000 miles from Pluto travelling just under 31,000 mph (by the way, NASA has a nice app of this here) and will make its closest approach tomorrow morning at 7:49:57. It will have travelled for 9 years and 3 billion miles.

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