Been awhile since I posted an APOF, but perhaps it’s been worth the wait: historic pic of Pluto! Remember to watch the news this Tuesday as New Horizons zooms past the dwarf planet and its 5 moons.
It will not, as you might expect, stop and enter orbit. The extra fuel required for the maneuver would have been too much to carry on the trip! Crazy… I remember watching the launch from my front lawn 9 years ago.
Details below the jump, per usual: