NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft performed its historic Pluto flyby on July 14. As the craft sped by the dwarf planet, New Horizons captured stunning images of Pluto’s surface.

Icy plains of Pluto. (Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

(Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

Mountains on Pluto. (Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

(Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

These incredible images are made possible by New Horizons’ LORRI (Long Range Reconnaissance Imager) camera.

Watch the video above to hear our friend Amy Shira Teitel explain this advanced camera.