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There's a near-perfect heart shape on Pluto's rusty red surface which scientists are seeing for the first time as a piano-sized NASA spacecraft Alex Goligoski Coyotes Jersey , New Horizons, hurtles toward the distant body on its way toward a historic flyby on July 14.

The dwarf planet is also dotted with bright points which may be ice caps, and a mysterious dark shape nicknamed "The Whale."

"We're at the 'man in the moon' stage of viewing Pluto,” said John Spencer of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado.

"It's easy to imagine you're seeing familiar shapes in this bizarre collection of light and dark features. However, it's too early to know what these features really are."

But scientists expect those mysteries to be solved in coming days as the spacecraft closes in on Pluto, once considered the farthest planet in the solar system before it was reclassified as a dwarf planet in 2006.

That same year Oliver Ekman-Larsson Coyotes Jersey , the New Horizons mission launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on a journey of nearly 10 years and three billion miles, becoming the first spacecraft to explore this far-away frontier.

"We are coming up on the culmination of all this effort, all this planning," said Joe Peterson, a science operations leader for the New Horizons mission.

"Very soon we are going to go by Pluto and get the actual goods."

The closest flyby is scheduled for July 14 at 7:50 am (1150 GMT), when New Horizons passes within 6 Derek Stepan Coyotes Jersey ,200 miles (9,977 kilometers) of Pluto.

Moving at a speed of 30,800 miles (49,570 kilometers) per hour, it is the fastest spacecraft ever launched.

- Comprehensive picture -

The $700 million unmanned spacecraft has seven sophisticated science instruments and cameras that are collecting data daily and sending it back to Earth.

"The instruments on New Horizons were all designed to work together to give us a comprehensive picture of the Pluto system," said Cathy Olkin, deputy project scientist for New Horizons.

They include three optical instruments Christian Dvorak Coyotes Jersey , two plasma instruments, a dust sensor and a radio science receiver.

Together they will help scientists study Pluto's geology, surface composition, temperature and atmosphere -- as well as its five moons.

Blurry, pixellated color images began arriving in April and May, when the spacecraft was about 50 million miles (80 million kilometers) away from its destination.

After a brief system failure caused the spacecraft to go into safe mode on July 4, the best image yet was taken on July 7 when New Horizons was just under five million miles (eight million kilometers) from Pluto.

The image shows a light-colored heart shape some 1 Max Domi Coyotes Jersey ,200 miles (2,000 kilometers) across, and a darker, whale-like shadow at its side.

"I love this one," said Olkin, indicating that the shape could be due to ice.

"We know that there are ices on Pluto, and we expect those ices to be brighter."

More data in the coming days should reveal more clues about the composition of Pluto's surface Richard Panik Coyotes Jersey , as well as its Texas-sized moon, Charon.

"The next time we see this part of Pluto at closest approach, a portion of this region will be imaged at about 500 times better resolution," said Jeff Moore, geology, geophysics and imaging Team Leader of NASA's Ames Research Center.

The best views are expected Monday through Thursday of next week, said principal investigator Alan Stern.

Even after the spacecraft whizzes by Niklas Hjalmarsson Coyotes Jersey , the data and pictures will keep coming in for another 16 months, Stern told NPR's Science Friday.

"This is the gift that keeps on giving," he said.

New Horizons has enough power to continue traveling for 20 years, but will never catch up with NASA's Voyager 1, which launched in 1977 and is the most distant man-made object in space, Stern said.

In 2013, Voyager 1 entered interstellar space Luke Schenn Coyotes Jersey , some 12 billion miles (19 billion kilometers) from the Sun.

Many of the graduates and post-graduates get really confused once they come out of the college, whether to apply for life style oriented private jobs or stable & comfortable government opportunities. Well, that is what most of the people think about private and public sector jobs right now when they consider and compare private and government jobs. Some people have passion to work in competitive surroundings and like to have challenges each & every day while others feel comfortable working in less creative environments.
If you are a person who had a career three to four decades back, then you would definitely disagree with the benefits of private sector because there were far less professional private sector companies present that time. But today, things have completely changed as more and more people are focusing on aggressive and energetic work environments where the professional growth is faster. Government jobs generally focus on addressing basic needs policy, utilities, basic citizen services like passport Shane Doan Coyotes Jersey , ration cards etc. They also focus on tax collections etc. However, private sector jobs are opportunity oriented. For instance: there was no ministry for IT when IT industry was founded.
To be clear on this topic, let us discuss what makes private sectors more interesting than government jobs.
Private jobs are not meant for everyone especially not for comfort seeking professionals:
It's really not easy for a highly potential person to survive and perform in a place where the environment is relaxed and less challenging like in most government jobs. Even though some people are motivated to work sincerely in government jobs, their efforts will gradually become ineffective because of less co-operation at the workplace. May be due to this reason, today many public sector organizations have turned out to be less efficient and poor performing institutions. Similarly, a person with comfort seeking mind-set feels very inconvenient to work in dynamic and target-driven private sector . David Johnson Jersey   Dallas Goedert Jersey   Bradley Chubb Jersey   Authentic Alex Smith Jersey   Authentic Adam Thielen Jersey   Aaron Rodgers Womens Jersey   Von Miller Womens Jersey   Tom Brady Womens Jersey   Todd Gurley II Womens Jersey   T. J. Watt Steelers Jersey



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