Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New Horizon now less Than a Year Away From Pluto

NASA's New Horizon space probe is one year away from it's rendezvous with Pluto.

New Horizon will will do its fly by on July 15, 2015.  This will be the first time Pluto has been visited up close or otherwise. 

Pluto orbits the sun at an average distance of 3.65 billion miles which gives it an orbital duration of 248 years!

Get more at the web site HERE @ Space dot Com


Dave Tackett said...

2015 should be a great year with New Horizons at Pluto in July and Dawn at Ceres in late March.

Beam Me Up said...

Damn, I keep forgetting that is going to be great! Thanks for the reminder