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Fraser
2009-Dec-29, 10:50 PM
The New Horizons spacecraft crossed a milestone boundary today: it is now closer to its primary destination, Pluto, than to Earth. But New Horizons –the fastest man-made object — is not yet halfway to the dwarf planet. That won't happen until February 25, 2010. New Horizons is now 1,440 days [...]

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