How NASA pulled off the Pluto flyby

 

By: The Verge

Originally published on Jun 6, 2016

Nearly a year ago, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto, marking the first time a vehicle had visited the dwarf planet. Alan Stern, principal investigator of the New Horizons mission, sat down with The Verge to discuss how the engineering team pulled off the mission and what we’ve learned from the flyby so far.

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