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NEW HORIZONS: MISSION TO PLUTO AND KUIPER BELT

LAUNCH: JANUARY 19,2006. VEHICLE: Atlas V 551 first stage, Centaur second stage, STAR 48B solid rocket third stage. LOCATION: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station , Florida. PATH: To via Jupiter gravity assist. REASON FOR STUDY: There are 2 main reasons why they wanted the mission to start early. They are […]

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