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NASA New Horizons Mission to Pluto

The PI’s Perspective: A Summer’s Work, Far From Home The work is fun, no doubt there; but it never ends on this mission of exploration — particularly in the summer, when we conduct our annual spacecraft checkouts.

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Sixteen Craters on Mercury Have New Names

The IAU recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to confer names on 16 impact craters on Mercury. The newly named craters were imaged during the mission’s first two flybys of Mercury in January and October last year.

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