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Five tips for NASA when preparing to encounter Pluto, by Aussie kids

13 Jul 2015, 05:30 UTC
Five tips for NASA when preparing to encounter Pluto, by Aussie kids
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flornes_y:Posted on the news@CSIRO blog – Let’s hear from some Aussie students for their thoughts on how NASA can prepare for an encounter with Pluto.
Originally posted on News @ CSIRO:
The Pluto Nine: Rubie, Jayda, Anthony, Sam, Sophie, Sudistee, Ryan, Kelan and Caitlin.

NASA has spent the last nine years navigating New Horizons towards Pluto. Within days, the first high resolution images will be beamed back to earth giving the world its first real insight into what makes the tiny ‘planet’ tick. But for now, not even NASA can claim to know very much about it. So we thought we’d speak to some of Australia’s youngest and brightest minds to see what they think.

In summary, here are five ways NASA can prepare for an encounter with Pluto.

Before you get to Pluto give them a call, and let them know you’re coming: According to our ‘young astronomers’ there is a man on Pluto with a phone, and he may be able to tell you how cool or fun it is before you get there.

Definitely pack a hairbrush: You…

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