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NASA’s New Horizons probe just woke back up

June 6th, 2018

The last we heard of NASA’s New Horizons probe was when NASA released a set of photos taken at the farthest point any spacecraft has ever captured an image (3.79 billion miles, in case you were wondering), but things have been quiet for a number of months. That’s because the probe had been placed in …

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NASA spacecraft captures evidence of frozen methane dunes on Pluto

June 1st, 2018

Pluto might not be an official planet anymore but that doesn’t mean the frozen world is any less interesting from a scientific perspective. The dwarf planet hangs out at the far reaches of the Solar System and it’s an incredibly chilly place to be. In fact, recent research has suggested that Pluto might be actually …

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NASA posts amazing New Horizons Pluto flyby video on Instagram

September 1st, 2015

After one space aficionado created a gorgeous timelapse video a few weeks ago that showed us NASA’s entire New Horizons’ Pluto mission fly by in 16 seconds, the space agency posted an actual video of the historic event on Instagram that is even more impressive.

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Watch live: New Horizons spacecraft reaches Pluto

July 14th, 2015

It took us over nine years to travel more than 3 billion miles through space to reach the farthest planet in our solar system, but we finally made it. This is Pluto, as seen by the New Horizons spacecraft during its Pluto flyby mission.