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NASA is looking for some names to use for yet-to-be-discovered features on Pluto and Charon in a few months. They won’t have time to linger, so they want a large preselected list of about 100 to be going with. 137 more words
TORONTO — Space exploration may be relegated to scientists, but naming rights? We can do that.
Right now NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is hurtling at unprecedented speed for a flyby of the once-planet Pluto (it was “demoted” in 2006 to a dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union). 359 more words
The new horizons mission will reach the dwarf planet Pluto in mid July. It will provide highest resolution pictures ever taken of the dwarf planet. This means that they will find many new features never seen before as the pictures taken previously were just fuzzy blobs. 79 more words