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Fraser
2015-Aug-14, 08:20 PM
On July 14, 2015, after nine and a half years*journeying*across the Solar System, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made its historic close pass of*Pluto and its moon Charon. Traveling a relative velocity of nearly 13.8 km/s (that’s almost 31,000 mph!) New Horizons passed through the Pluto system in a matter of hours but the views it […]

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