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NASA Releases More Images Of Pluto’s Icy Plains

Mankind’s first close-up look at Pluto did not disappoint Wednesday: The pictures showed ice mountains on Pluto about as high as the Rockies and chasms on its big moon Charon that appear six times deeper than the Grand Canyon.

07/17/2015

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Peaks On Pluto, Canyons On Charon

A billion mile mission based right here in Maryland. Late Wednesday, NASA releases more incredible photos of Pluto from the New Horizons probe.

07/15/2015

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Pluto Close-Up: Spacecraft Makes Flyby Of Icy, Mystery World

Pluto is now in the bag. The New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach today to the dwarf planet.

07/14/2015

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Little Pluto Bigger Than Scientists Thought As Flyby Looms

Nine and a half years is a long time to travel, but Tuesday morning, the New Horizons spacecraft will reach its destination.

07/13/2015

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Pluto Just 4 Weeks, 20 Million Miles Away For Spacecraft

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto’s doorstep, following an incredible journey of nine years and 3 billion miles.

06/16/2015

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Md.-Controlled Spacecraft Closes In On Pluto

Sixty million miles and closing in on Pluto.

04/20/2015

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Spacecraft Built By JHU Getting Closer To Pluto

Pluto is three billion miles from Maryland, but a spacecraft built by the Hopkins Applied Physics Lab is finally closing in on the dwarf planet.

02/12/2015

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Spacecraft To Give Earth First Close-Up Look Of Pluto

Closing in on the really far out. If everything goes right, a spacecraft built and controlled in Maryland will come out of hibernation Saturday night.

12/05/2014

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New Horizons Spacecraft Is 1 Year Away From Closing In On Pluto

It’s one long road trip, but man’s first voyage to Pluto is almost over.

07/16/2014

Name Pluto’s Moons

You can help name the moons of Pluto. Click on the link for more information.

02/12/2013