The Jupiter-flyby science team for the New Horizons mission to Pluto will meet by early February to begin more formal Jupiter science-data acquisition planning, now that the spacecraft has been launched (AW&ST Jan. 23, p. 22). The team has roughed out a science plan, especially for acquiring Jovian cloud-motion imagery, but needed the exact day and time of launch to plan observations of the planet's moons. Propelled from Earth at 10 mi. per sec. Jan. 19, New Horizons is beginning to slow ...


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