History was made yesterday, as New Horizons completed a decade-long survey of our Solar System. The spacecraft managed to capture the first detailed images of dwarf planet, along with its five moons, since it was discovered 85 years ago.
The world erupted, and several notable entrepreneurs joined celebrities and space experts tweeting about the new images from the frozen planet.
Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of cloud company Box, tweeted:
Pluto is having the best career comeback since Robert Downey Jr.— Aaron Levie (@levie) July 14, 2015
Founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson was thrilled:
And unsurprisingly, Neil deGrasse Tyson took the opportunity to share some Pluto trivia -- and show off his friendship with America's favorite dog.
#PlutoFacts: Ever since Pluto was discovered in 1930, it has completed barely 1/3 of its own 248 year orbit around the Sun.— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) July 12, 2015
I once showed Pluto to Pluto. He looked delighted. Or maybe that’s his reaction to everything. pic.twitter.com/mhLZ5t7LoN— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) July 8, 2015
Google revealed their happiness with the Google Doodle of the day:
But the Pluto excitement was perhaps best stated by Stephen Colbert: