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Think New Horizons is finished?

Postby jsc248 » Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:57 am

Hi gang,

A few of the readers may be thinking that the New Horizons mission was a great success at Pluto but that is that. Guess again gang. The mission is far from over and indeed the science from Pluto is still pouring in. Take a look at the mission page here http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/four-months-after-pluto-flyby-nasa-s-new-horizons-yields-wealth-of-discovery to see what's happening. There is a great animation on this page that shows how Pluto's moons are tumbling about in their respective orbits, please watch it, it is great fun to watch. Also New Horizons is on it's way now to meet another Kuiper Belt object too, so it is a long way off being finished!!

john.
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