NASA chief insists Pluto is still a planet

CNET | 8/28/2019 | Abrar Al-Heeti
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Pluto: forever a planet in our hearts.

Fans of Pluto have had a hard time letting go of the fact that it's no longer a planet. Even though the cosmic body was demoted more than a decade ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine apparently isn't ready to give up the fight.

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"Just so you know, in my view, Pluto is a planet, and you can write that the NASA administrator declared Pluto a planet once again," Bridenstine said in a video posted to Twitter on Friday. "I'm sticking by that. "It's the way I learned it and I'm committed to it."

The International Astronomical Union stripped Pluto of its planetary status in 2006 because it's "smaller than our moon, not...
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