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Hopkins Spacecraft Breaks Record for Proximity to Pluto

December 2, 2011
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Hopkins Spacecraft Breaks Record for Proximity to Pluto

A probe made by Johns Hopkins’ Applied Physics Laboratory today is closer to Pluto than any other spacecraft in human history. The craft, called New Horizons, launched on Jan. 19, 2006. Since its launch, New Horizons has been traveling more than 621,000 miles a day on its way to the icy orbiter, which is...
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