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Fifth Moon Orbiting Pluto Discovered By Hubble
2012-07-11 20:53:03

A team of astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is reporting the discovery of another moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto.

Dwarf Planet Mysteries Beckon To New Horizons
2011-09-04 05:42:58

At this very moment one of the fastest spacecraft ever launched -- NASA's New Horizons -- is hurtling through the void at nearly one million miles per day.

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2010-10-13 06:40:00

A University of Colorado at Boulder space dust counter designed, tested and operated by students that is flying aboard NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto now holds the record for the most distant working dust detector ever to travel through space.

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2010-02-04 13:40:00

NASA has released the most detailed and dramatic images ever taken of the distant dwarf planet Pluto.

2010-02-04 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has released the most detailed and dramatic images ever taken of the distant dwarf planet Pluto.

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2007-10-10 09:25:00

A modern probe on the way to the edge of the solar system is using Sputnik-like tones to send messages back to Earth.

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2007-03-30 09:03:44

ESA’s Rosetta and NASA’s New Horizons are working together in their joint campaign to observe Jupiter. A preliminary analysis of the data from Rosetta’s Alice ultraviolet spectrometer indicates that the data quality is excellent and that good science is expected to follow.

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2007-01-19 09:20:00

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is on the doorstep of the solar system's largest planet. The spacecraft will study and swing past Jupiter, increasing speed on its voyage toward Pluto, the Kuiper Belt and beyond.

2005-09-27 16:33:19

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft arrived at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on Saturday for final preparations and testing for the probe's decade-long journey. It will be the first spacecraft to visit Pluto and its moon Charon.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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