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I ran out of time yesterday, and had to fix a computer issue before I went to work, so this post is way late.
Today the earth is at its furthest from the sun, an event that always happens in early July, which throws some people off because they have the mistaken belief we’re hotter because we’re closer. 645 more words
TORONTO – After NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft went into safe mode on July 4, the space agency said that they expect normal operations to resume on Tuesday. 391 more words
(CBS SF) — NASA’s New Horizon remains on track for it’s historic flyby of Pluto next week after recovering from a subtle timing glitch that knocked the probe out of contact with Earth on Saturday. 177 more words
Looking back at just the previous year in space exploration and news, it is amazing how far we have come. In the past year we have landed a probe on a comet and now we are about to get the first look at Pluto, a planet that everybody knows exists but has thus far been nothing more than a distant planet with unknown features and geology (and I don’t care who disagrees with me, Pluto is still a planet in my mind). 136 more words