Where Is the New Horizons Centaur Stage

Boulder CO (SPX) Nov 03, 2010 When New Horizons launched at 2 p.m. Eastern time on January 19, 2006, its first Atlas V stage and solid rocket boosters fell back to Earth within minutes of launch, never entering orbit. New Horizons then proceeded on to Earth orbit aboard its Atlas V’s powerful Centaur second stage, which then re-ignited to propel itself, New Horizons and its STAR-48 third-stage solid rocket out of Earth

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