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The New Horizons Mission to Pluto Hits Close to Home

by Kevin J. Beaty | Wednesday, July 15, 2015

NASA's New Horizons mission accomplished its primary objective on July 14, passing by the dwarf planet Pluto nearly a decade after leaving Earth. Dr. John Spencer, scientist at the Southwest Research Institute, spoke to us from his Boulder office before the flyby about the mission and the spirit of exploration.

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