New Horizons could keep studying its exotic environs through the late 2030s.
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  • Apr 17, 2021

NASA's New Horizons Pluto spacecraft is still exploring, 50 AU from the sun - Space.com

New Horizons is about to reach some very rarefied space, but don't expect the NASA probe to rest on its considerable laurels. On Saturday night (April 17), New Horizons will reach 50 astronomical … [+7492 chars]

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