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Pluto Takes the World by the Heart

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA/Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Lab (JHUAPL)/ New Horizons Spacecraft. What a week it’s been as New Horizons finally makes its Pluto flyby after traveling almost ten years and more than three billion miles to get … Continue reading

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Pluto in Our Sights

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute. It’s been nearly ten years and more than three billion miles since New Horizons launched on January 19, 2006 on an ULA Atlas V-551 rocket from Cape Canaveral. … Continue reading

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THE END IS NEAR FOR THE MESSENGER

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/JHUAPL. With the burn up of Venus Express in late 2014-early 2015, one of our two eyes to the inferior (inner) planets was extinguished. Unfortunately, it seems that in early 2015, after nearly 11 years in … Continue reading

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