Countdown to Pluto Mission Update: June 16, 2015

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Countdown to Pluto Mission Update: June 16, 2015.

Follow New Horizons on its incredible journey as it nears the edge of the planetary system and speeds toward a historic July 14 flyby of Pluto.

We don't know what we'll learn about Pluto and its moons--all the science team is predicting is to "expect to be surprised." In this four-part series you'll hear from the scientists and engineers behind New Horizons, as they set the stage for encounter. Topics include a mission and science overviews, a look at the spacecraft and its seven science instruments, and what we know about Pluto to date.

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