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Fraser
2011-Mar-18, 06:50 PM
The Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft will fly by another planet today (March 18, 2011). However, the robotic craft wonít be taking any images as it zooms past Uranusí orbit at about 6 p.m. EDT, 3.8 billion kilometers (2.4 billion miles) away from the gas giant (and 2.0 billion km (1.8 billion miles) from Earth). New [...]

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