Visiting Pluto

Visiting Pluto

Visiting Pluto A NASA spacecraft is about to fly by the solar system’s favorite dwarf planet. On July 14, tiny, far-flung Pluto is about to have a visitor — at least for a few hours. Visiting : NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is speeding toward the dwarf planet. Earlier probes had flown past, orbited, crashed into or landed on every other large world that orbits the sun. Now Pluto is getting its turn. For 9.5 years, New Horizons has been traveling across nearly 5 billion kilometers of space. But in recent…

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Tim Peake spacecraft will arrive in UK in 2017

Tim Peake spacecraft will arrive in UK in 2017

Tim Peake spacecraft will arrive in UK in 2017 The UK has bought the capsule which sent Tim Peake into space and returned him to Earth. BBC News has learned that the vehicle will be go on display in the Science Museum in London in early 2017. The Russian Soyuz TMA-19M craft has been refurbished, but is still slightly singed from re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere. Major Peake told BBC News that he was “absolutely delighted” to hear his spacecraft would be brought to the UK. “Hopefully it may act…

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