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What to expect from the Pluto fly-by

Nature Video’s guide to the highlights as the New Horizons spacecraft speeds past the icy dwarf planet.

The New Horizons space probe will pass Pluto on 14 July, a brief encounter that will be over in a matter of hours. Nature Video explains what will happen during the fly-by. See Nature’s graphical guide and special issue for more coverage of the mission.

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Prepare for Pluto: the New Horizons fly-by

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Levy, A. What to expect from the Pluto fly-by. Nature (2015).

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