NASA’s New Horizons to wake up from Hibernation Mode on December 6

December 6, 2014 11:32 AM

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NASA’s New Horizons to wake up from Hibernation Mode on December 6

New Horizons probe of US space agency, NASA is ready to power up again i.e. on December 6 after spending more than seven years in hibernation. Mission control planted the wake-up command in New Horizons' computer in August.

After waking up, New Horizons will be approximately 2.9 billion miles from Earth, but a mere 162 million miles from Pluto, its ultimate destination.

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