The Voyage of a Lifetime: New Horizons Marks 10 Years Since Launch

Laurel MD (SPX) Jan 20, 2016

Ten years ago one of the great robotic explorers of our age – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft – rocketed into the sky above the Florida coastline. The tiny probe – weighing barely 1,000 pounds – sped from Earth faster than any spacecraft before it, embarking on a 9.5-year voyage across more than 3 billion miles that culminated last summer in the historic first reconnaissance of Pluto and its fami —> Read More