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NASA scientists wait for confirmation New Horizons completed record-breaking New Year’s Eve flyby

Alice Bowman, the New Horizons Mission Operations Manager (right), known as

Jubilant NASA scientists were celebrating this morning after confirmation their New Horizons probe has reached the solar system’s outermost region, flying close to a space rock 20 miles long and billions of miles from Earth on a mission to gather clues about the creation of the solar system. The New Horizons probe was slated to reach the ‘third zone’ in the ...

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