New Horizons’ Results: Flowing Ice, Haze, and Mysterious Plains on Pluto

New Horizons’ Results: Flowing Ice, Haze, and Mysterious Plains on Pluto.We knew that a mission to Pluto would bring some surprises, and now — 10 days after closest approach — we can say that our expectation has been more than surpassed,” John Grunsfeld, NASA’s associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, said in a statement on Friday (July 24). “With flowing ices, exotic surface chemistry, mountain ranges, and vast haze, Pluto is showing a diversity of planetary geology that is truly thrilling.

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