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New Horizons probe images a full orbit of Charon around Pluto

The images are still grainy, but NASA’s New Horizons probe is beginning to film Charon traveling in its orbit around Pluto.  Follow this link to see the animated version! Advertisements

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NASA’s Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Has Awakened For the Final Leg of Its Journey

NASA has confirmed that New Horizons, the space probe headed for a close approach to Pluto has emerged from hibernation and is communicating with mission control.  The probe has traveled 3 billion miles from Earth and is scheduled to approach … Continue reading

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