New Horizons ready to awaken: ‘We’ve worked years to prepare for this moment’

December 6, 2014 3:28 AM

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New Horizons ready to awaken: ‘We’ve worked years to prepare for this moment’

NASA spacecraft is nearing Pluto and will begin its scientific mission on January 15.

NASA’s New Horizons probe is ready to power up again after more than seven years spent mostly in hibernation. According to NASA statement, New Horizons will reawaken for the final time on December 6. Mission control planted the wake-up command in New Horizons’ computer in August. Ninety minutes afte...

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