Photos of Pluto getting big reaction online and off

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This artists concept obtained from NASA shows the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in July 2015. (Photo: AFP PHOTO/NASA/ Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute) This artists concept obtained from NASA shows the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in July 2015. (Photo: AFP PHOTO/NASA/ Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

The scene Wednesday morning when NASA scientists received a close-up photo of Pluto from the New Horizons probe was euphoric. The photos was the first of many that will form a detailed mosaic. CCTV’s Jim Spellman filed this report from Washington.
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Photos of Pluto getting big reaction online and off

Photos of Pluto getting big reaction online and off

The scene Wednesday morning when NASA scientists received a close-up photo of Pluto from the New Horizons probe was euphoric. The photos was the first of many that will form a detailed mosaic.


Check out the reaction on Twitter, both good, bad and jokingly, of the NASA spacecraft’s approach to Pluto and the photos that came of it.

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