NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft took this stunning image of Pluto only a few minutes after closest approach on July The image was obtained at a high phase angle –that is, with the sun on the other side of Pluto, as viewed by New Horizons.
New Horizons' view of Pluto, as seen in a new NASA video released on July 14, 2017, the second anniversary of the probe's epic flyby of the dwarf planet. Credit: NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI/Paul Schenk and John Blackwell, Lunar and Planetary Institute
(April Astronaut Charles M., Lunar Module pilot of the Apollo 16 mission, is photographed collecting lunar samples at Station no. 1 during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity at the Descartes landing site.