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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft just visited the farthest object ever explored

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft just visited the farthest object ever explored

The Washington Post - By Sarah Kaplan

As Earthlings marked the start of a new year, one of the most distant spacecraft successfully explored the farthest — 4 billion miles from Earth — and most primitive objects that humans have ever seen. NASA received confirmation Tuesday that its New Horizons probe survived its 12:33 a.m. eastern …

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