Best Pluto image yet from our New Horizons spacecraft will be released and discussed at our 8 a.m. EDT briefing on NASA Television. Get a SNEAK PEEK here: https://instagram.com/p/5HTXKMoaFL
At 7:49 a.m. EDT today, New Horizons will zip past Pluto at 30,800 miles per hour (49,600 kilometers per hour), with a suite of seven science instruments busily gathering data. The mission will complete the initial reconnaissance of the solar system with the first-ever look at the icy dwarf planet. Images from the #PlutoFlyby
will be processed and released on Wednesday, July 15.