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What do you think we'll discover about Pluto? Mission Pluto is coming, Tuesday

What do you think we'll discover about Pluto? Mission Pluto is coming, Tuesday

Ten Miniature Cattle Breeds for your Small Farm | Big Picture Agriculture

Big Picture Agriculture: Ten Miniature Cattle Breeds for your Small Farm

PHOTO: A drawing shows the New Horizons spacecraft approaching Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in July 2015.

Spacecraft Bound for Pluto Set to Awake Nine Years After Launch

Nine years and three billion miles after NASA's New Horizons probe blasted off on a mission to Pluto, the space probe is just one day away from its historic encounter.

NASA's 'Pluto Time' Shows You How Bright It Is on Dwarf Planet Mike Wall, Space.com  |  6/9/15

A new NASA Web tool called "Pluto Time" lets users experience the light levels that prevail at noon on the dwarf planet. Users enter their location, and Pluto Time tells them the next available opportunity to soak up some Plutonian rays.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of the brightest spots on dwarf planet Ceres on June 6, 2015, from an altitude of 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers). Image released June 10, 2015

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has snapped the best-ever images of the dwarf planet Ceres' bright spots, but the strange features still have researchers scratching their heads.

What's the spot on World Ceres?  Can you guess what's creating those unusual bright spots on Ceres? On March 6, NASA's Dawn spacecraft began orbiting Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Even before the spacecraft arrived at the dwarf planet, images revealed mysterious bright spots that captivated scientists and observers alike. Until Dawn gets a closer look over the next few months, it's anyone's guess what those spots could be.

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has returned new images captured on approach to its historic orbit insertion at the dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn will be the first mission to successfully visit a dwarf planet when it enters orbit around Ceres on Friday, March

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