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Pluto-bound spacecraft to be woken from hibernation to start mission

Published on: Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:35:05 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - After nine years and a journey of 3 billion miles (4.8 billion km), NASA's New Horizons robotic probe will be woken from hibernation to begin its unprecedented mission: the study of the icy dwarf planet Pluto and its home, the Kuiper Belt.

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