Monday, December 08, 2014
New Horizons Wakes Up on Pluto's Doorstep
Source - NASA Science News for Dec. 7, 2014
After a voyage of nearly nine years and three billion miles —the farthest any space mission has ever traveled to reach its primary target – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft came out of hibernation on Dec. 6th for its long-awaited 2015 encounter with the Pluto system.
The complete article can be found here: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/07dec_plutosdoorstep/
A companion video is posted below and can also be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDIsbN-e1qU
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