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New Horizons

(NF1, New Frontiers 1)
(explorer spaceship sent to Pluto)

New Horizons (New Frontiers 1 or NF1) is a space explorer launched in 2006 to explore Pluto and Kuiper Belt object (KBO) with provisional designation 2014 MU69. It is NASA's first New Frontiers mission. It flew by Pluto in July 2014 and the very distant trans-Neptunian object, 2014 MU69 (aka Ultima Thule), on January 1, 2019. The mission is funded through 2021 and observations (distant or close) of more KBOs are expected.

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(Pluto,spacecraft,NASA)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Horizons
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/newhorizons/main/index.html

Referenced by:
Callisto
NASA
Pluto

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