NASA chief insists Pluto is still a planet

NASA chief insists Pluto is still a planet

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has said he continues to view Pluto as a planet. The International Astronomical Union stripped Pluto of its planetary status in 2006 because it’s ’smaller than our moon, not of planetary size’. Efforts to restore Pluto’s planetary status have been ongoing since.

Simone
Simone
porcus
porcus 5 months

Hold onto your old knowledge no matter what, and ignore the practicalities of trying to provide unique names for all the astronomical bodies out there... Pluto is not a planet, and for a good reason.

General Zap
General Zap 5 months

He remembers it fondly when we weren't looking for a planet 9th.

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