Pluto Flyby Will Open New Solar System Zone

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It has taken 9.5 years to get there, but at more than 30,000 mph the New Horizons probe’s flyby of Pluto will take only about 30 min. Approaching at an angle set to give its instruments maximum use of the dim light from the Sun, the probe will pierce the bullseye of Pluto’s system just inside the...

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