[Video] 3 Fascinating Facts about Pluto from New Horizons

The New Horizons spacecraft continues to send data back to us from about 35 Astronomical Units (AU) away, and since an AU is equal to the average distance of the earth from the sun – about 93 million miles – and it takes a long time for it to get back to us here on Earth. Also, the spacecraft has a limited amount of power to devote to data transmission and lots of data to send back, so we just have to be patient to learn all of the secrets that the New Horzions’ data will reveal.

In the meantime, here are 3 awesome videos form NASA’s “Pluto in a Minute” channel that reveal some recent cool facts from the data we do have so far:

Continue on to the next page to learn about the amazing frozen volcanoes on Pluto…