Today’s the day!

NewHorizons

Closest flyby of Pluto by New Horizons planned for today!  If you’re anxious, you can go to the project website to watch as info comes in.  Be warned, however, that it will take about 8 hours for the digital information to get back to us.  Then they still have to make sense of it…

Next stop: the Kuiper Belt!

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2 thoughts on “Today’s the day!

    • Not really — you can review the stuff on the web site. Remember, not even NASA saw it in “real time” due to the 8-hour delay (4 hours to point the craft in the right direction, then 4 hours for the signal to reach Earth)…

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