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Closest Spacecraft to Approach Pluto

On July 14, 2015, the spacecraft New Horizons will come within 7,767 miles of (former planet) Pluto. The probe has been traveling for six years already, covering a million kilometers every day, and broke a record on Friday by becoming the closet spacecraft to Pluto ever. The previous record was 1.58 billion kilometers, when Voyager [...]

Hew Horizons still on course for Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons probe is still hurtling towards Pluto at a speed of 1 million miles a day. Launched in 2006 the spacecraft is the first to be sent…

Pluto spacecraft crosses halfway mark

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is the fastest manmade object ever built, taking only a year to move beyond Jupiter following its launch. Almost fo…

New Horizons spacecraft is half way to Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft launched in 2006 and has since been travelling towards Pluto, a historic 3-billion-mile, 10-year journey to the sma…