Watch new stunning animations of Pluto and its moon, Charon.
While human beings have high hopes to visit Mars, one place it's highly unlikely we'll ever visit is the ex-planet (now officially classified as a dwarf planet) Pluto.
A new video using images from the NASA New Horizons spacecraft allows viewers to experience what it would be like to fly over the rocky mass. The spacecraft took over 100 images over the course of six weeks, including its closest flyby during summer 2015.
To make the images appear like a seamless video, the mission's scientists used data and elevation models to create additional frames. Surface colors were then enhanced to bring out detail. The resulting video shows the dwarf planet's mountains and canyons as well as nearby