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See New Horizons' Entire Pluto Flyby in 23 Seconds

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft completed its near decade-long mission to Pluto with a flyby of the dwarf planet and its moons in July, capturing the best images we have to date. 178 more words

To Infinity and Beyond......at 36,000 mph

I usually ask for window seat when travelling by air. Nothing beats the view and the serenity at 35,000 ft. When it comes to commercial flights, we travel at subsonic speeds. 264 more words


Space Sunday: of selfies, sprites, and black holes

Curiosity, NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover has departed “Marias Pass”, a geological contact zone between different rock types on the slopes of “Mount Sharp”, some of which yielded unexpectedly high silica and hydrogen content. 2,130 more words

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New Horizons - New Destination

Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft has a new target to aim for following its historic flyby of Pluto.

It is called 2014 MU69, and was one of two comet-like objects that were under consideration by scientists working on the mission. 332 more words

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Passing by Pluto, NASA's New Horizons Has a New Goal in Sight

Having flown more than three billion miles and given humanity its first close-up look at Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft may have a new mission. 410 more words


New Horizons has its next target!

The New Horizons team has selected the second target for the probe: a Kuiper Belt Object with the provisional designation 2014 MU69 that orbits about a billion miles further out than Pluto.   164 more words