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New Horizons Starts Optical Navigation Campaign

Status Report From: Johns Hopkins University APL New Horizons Mission
Posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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The LORRI camera on New Horizons has started its first imaging campaign of encounter operations and is performing as scheduled. These images are taken for optical navigation, which will help us reduce our predicted aim point errors from a few thousand to a few hundred kilometers as we approach Pluto.

For more news and info visit the New Horizons website: http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/index.php

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