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⛅ Get free ⁀ Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto ⛎ By Alan Stern ⛱

⛅ Get free ⁀ Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto  ⛎ By Alan Stern ⛱ ⛅ Get free ⁀ Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto ⛎ By Alan Stern ⛱ This audiobook is the up close inside story of the greatest space exploration project of our time, New Horizons mission to Pluto, as shared with David Grinspoon by mission leader Alan Stern and other key players On July 14, 2015, something amazing happened More than three billion miles from Earth, a small NASA spacecraft called New Horizons screamed past Pluto at than 32,000 miles per hour, focusing its instruments on the long mysterious icy worlds of the Pluto system, and then, just as quickly, continued on its journey out into the beyond Nothing like this has occurred in a generation a raw exploration of new worlds unparalleled since NASA s Voyager missions to Uranus and Neptune and nothing quite like it is planned to happen ever again The photos that New Horizons sent back to Earth graced the front pages of newspapers on all seven continents, and NASA s website for the mission received than two billion hits in the days surrounding the flyby At a time when so many think that our most historic achievements are in the past, the most distant planetary exploration ever attempted not only succeeded in 2015 but made history and captured the world s imagination How did this happen Chasing New Horizons is the story of the men and women behind this amazing mission of their decades long commitment and persistence of the political fights within and outside of NASA of the sheer human ingenuity it took to design, build, and fly the mission and of the plans for New Horizons next encounter, one billion miles past Pluto in 2019 Told from the insider s perspective of mission leader Dr Alan Stern and others on New Horizons, Chasing New Horizons is a riveting story of scientific discovery and of how much we humans can achieve when people focused on a dream work together toward their incredible goal. New Jersey Repertory Company Year Round Professional Salome Jens has appeared in lead roles on Broadway Far Country, Night Life, The Disenchanted, Patriot For Me, A Lie of the Mind Natural history exhibitions, IMAX planetarium shows, activities, lectures that explore wonders science, Colorado, Earth, universe Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

 

    • Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto
    • 4.1
    • 394
    • Kindle
    • Alan Stern
    • English
    • 09 January 2016

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