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Thread: Look Out, Pluto! Spacecraft Will Fly By There In Less Than One Year

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    Look Out, Pluto! Spacecraft Will Fly By There In Less Than One Year

    Countdown! Just under one year from now, the New Horizons will finally reach its mission goal after sailing through the solar system for the better part of a decade. It will fly by the dwarf planet Pluto and its moons on July 14, 2015, showing us the surface of these distant bodies for the very […]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fraser View Post
    Countdown! Just under one year from now, the New Horizons will finally reach its mission goal after sailing through the solar system for the better part of a decade. It will fly by the dwarf planet Pluto and its moons on July 14, 2015...
    But how soon until we know if Pluto has 10 moons or not? Last year I saw a headline regarding speculation that Pluto might have 10 moons.

    Surely MESSENGER will have that info prior to July 2015 (?).

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