Reaching The Mid-Mission Milestone On The Way To Pluto

Laurel MD (SPX) Oct 19, 2010 ![][1] On Sunday, Oct. 17, at 3:24 Universal Time, we passed the halfway mark in the number of days from launch to Pluto encounter – the last of our halfway milestones en route to Pluto! From here, we have fewer days in front of us than behind us. Since I last wrote here in May, a lot has taken place on the road to Pluto. Most significantly, our spacecraft and its scientific payload successfully

[1]: http://www.space-travel.com/images/new-horizons-oct-2010-bg.jpg

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