New Horizons Arrives at Pluto

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Celebration - New Horizons Arrives at Pluto.

At approximately 7:49 a.m. on July 14, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is scheduled to be as close as it will get to Pluto, approximately 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) above the surface. This historic moment is part of NASA's coverage of New Horizons' nine year, three billion mile journey to the Pluto system to gather data about Pluto and its moons.

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