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View Full Version : Wake Up, Pluto Spacecraft! New Horizons Emerges From Nap Next Month



Fraser
2014-Nov-13, 06:50 PM
It’s not quite the cryogenic sleep featured in Interstellar, but all the same, NASA’s New Horizons probe has spent most of its long, long journey to Pluto in hibernation. So far it’s been asleep periodically for 1,873 days — two-thirds of its journey in space since 2006 — to save energy, money and the risk […]

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