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One month to Pluto, on track, all clear! http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/News-Article.php?page=20150615 …
COOL new infographic about the New Horizons Pluto flyby-- RTs!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla 17-06-2014 11:59 CDT Topics: trans-neptunian objects, New Horizons, astronomy and astrophysics spacecraft, Hubble Space Telescope, explaining science Will New Horizons have a mission after Pluto? Back when New Horizons launched in 2006, Alan Stern did not expect to be asking that question in the summer of 2014.Read more from Planetary
I've started a new Live Story, Countdown to Pluto.
Want to build your own model of New Horizons? 3D printable plans available here.
I haven't listened to this whole thing, but one of the things I did learn is that it will take 16 months to download all the data from the Pluto flyby.
Fly with @NASANewHorizons to its July 14 #PlutoFlyby! Images show Pluto & its largest moon: http://go.nasa.gov/1LUEZwY
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