Pluto's Best Look Yet Snapped Hours Before Fly-By !!!
New Horizons was 476,000 miles (766,000 kilometers) from the surface of
the icy dwarf at 4pm EDT on July 13th, 2015.
New Horizons Spacecraft had it's closest approach to Pluto (7:49 EDT, July 14th, 2015), 3 Billion miles journey, launch in January 2006, travelling 9 1/2 years, flew by Jupiter 2007, record speed across the solar system, crossing planetary orbits faster than any other spacecraft, speeds of 30.000 miles/hr