New pictures of Pluto

New pictures of Pluto

21-09-2015 07:00

New Horizons is a spacecraft. It visits Pluto. It visits Pluto’s moons, too. It takes great pictures.

It takes the pictures at sunset. The pictures show the icy mountains of the planet.

The spacecraft takes the pictures from a distance of 17,703 kilometres.

Difficult words: spacecraft (a machine which goes into space), sunset (the time in the evening when the sun goes down), distance (the space between two places – how far away they are).

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