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Postage Stamp's 3-Billion-Mile Journey To Pluto Sets Guinness World Record

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A tiny 29-cent postage stamp has earned a big spot in the Guinness World Records after traveling 3,262,723,132 miles to Pluto. 240 more words


Pluto stamp honored as farthest-out postage

We’ve known for years that a 1991 Pluto stamp included on NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is the farthest-out piece of postage, but now the U.S. Postal Service and Guinness World Records have officially put it in the record books. 216 more words


Space Sunday: celestial harmonics, breathing air and singing for Pluto

The banner image, captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, might look like the one I used in my last Space Sunday update, but there is one important difference. 1,960 more words

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New Horizon's - One Year on...

On the 15th of July 2015 New Horizons was the first spacecraft to pass the dwarf planet Pluto. It sent us back images that was able to help us study it’s terrain. 45 more words


Today Marks One Year Anniversary of Historic Pluto Flyby!

Today marks the one year anniversary of New Horizon’s historic flyby of Pluto, completing humanity’s first reconnaissance of all the classical planets. Rather than a mere flyby, what if we were to actually land on the frigid, enigmatic world? 111 more words


One year later, New Horizons revisits Pluto flyby

One year ago today, NASA’s New Horizons probe whizzed past Pluto and opened up a new frontier for planetary science – and to mark the occasion, the mission team is looking back at its greatest hits and looking ahead to a landing. 182 more words