New Horizons Phones Home, Tells “MOM” It’s Safe

Credit: NASA/John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
New Horizons flew through unknown territory around Pluto and out the other side without mishap July 14, setting the stage for a 16-month data dump that will enrich human knowledge of a distant “third zone” in the Solar System. The spacecraft’s computers rolled its 2.1-meter high gain antenna back...

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