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New Horizons Is Awake At Pluto   The Planets + Pluto!

Started 2/26/10 by GALAXIES; 101468 views.
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5/31/15

"Pluto is the 1st encounter by a craft going to discover th REST of th solar system!-PaulGasek http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/ 

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6/6/15

Computer modeling illustrations of Pluto's moon Nix demonstrate that its orientation changes unpredictably as it orbits the "double planet" of Pluto and Charon.

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6/6/15

Best estimate right now on atmospheric pressure on Pluto is about 10 microBars. Will know exactly from #PlutoFlyBy #NASASocial

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6/6/15

Yesterday's news : Spacenow published in dec 2014 this Pluto/Charon interaction on TWITTER.Now, probe does the same

 
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Pluto's atmosphere escaping at a fast rate. Want to understand it as it is similar to Earth's atmosphere formation #PlutoFlyBy #NASASocial

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Spoiler: brighter than you think! RT @ProfAbelMendez How Bright is Daytime on Pluto? http://buff.ly/1dlqUx2 

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