“Who would have supposed that there were ice mountains?
It's just blowing my mind!”
- Hal Weaver, Ph.D., New Horizons Project Scientist, Johns Hopkins UAPL
July 18, 2015 - NASA's Friday, July 17, 2015, press conference about Pluto showed videos from the New Horizons close fly by on July 14th. Greater than the first images of 11,000-feet-high mountains, the spacecraft also flew over what scientists call the Norgay Montes ice mountains in which there are some solid ice peaks two miles high!New Horizons Project Scientist, Hal Weaver, Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, said, "Who would have supposed that there were ice mountains? It's just blowing my mind!"
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