New Horizons Began Its Journey To Pluto On Thursday, NASA Informs

January 16, 2015 9:37 AM

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NASA officials have disclosed that their New Horizons space rocket began on Thursday its flight towards Pluto. The journey will take about 6 months and the first close flyby is appointed for 14th of July.

The New Horizons small sized space probe went through a journey that lasted nine years, in which it covered 3 billion miles (4.8 billion km). After a restful month in December, scientists planned its last outer space voyage, and on Thursday, the spacecraft was ready to go. On board, the craft carrie...

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