SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A new video gives viewers a spacecraft’s-eye view of what it was like to fly by Pluto.
Images captured by the New Horizons probe were stitched together by Southwest Research Institute student Stuart Robbins, who helped plan the New Horizons mission.READ MORE: UPDATE: Wind-Whipped Wildfire Near Big Sur Grows To 1,500 Acres; Residents Forced To Evacuate; Highway 1 Shut Down
The video shows the probe’s approach, and flyby of Pluto, and its passage through the Kuiper Belt.READ MORE: UPDATE: High Winds Topple Trees; Downs Power Lines; Leave Path Of Destruction In San Jose Neighborhood
The images captured by New Horizons have given scientists the closest view ever of the dwarf planet, and it’s icy surface.
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