News New Horizons space probe

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  1. x76

    x76 The truth is anybody's guess Gold

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    This thing flew by a Kuiper Belt object the other day at an impossible distance. Way the fuck out there. Amazing. Launched in 2006. It'll take a couple of years for it to send its data on the "Ultima Thule" asteroid back to Earth. Amazing project. Incredible to think that it's still ticking.
     
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    I'll probe your ass
     
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    Promises, promises...
     
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    Ultima?

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    It's pretty cool.

    And nothing pisses me off more than when Stern goes on his rants about how there's no life anywhere in the universe. He's either incredibly stupid, egotistical, or both.
     
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    Howie is not a smart man.
     
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    Or the assholes who say it's a waste of money to fund NASA and space exploration.
     
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    On a galactic scale it's not "way the fuck out there" at all.

    Have scientists not invented anything faster than a combustion rocket engine yet?
     
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    It's the farthest any manmade object has traveled.

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    I'm wrong, Voyager I is the probe that have traveled the farthest...

    At present the furthest space probe mankind has constructed and launched from Earth is Voyager 1, which was announced on December 5, 2011[2]to have reached the outer edge of the Solar system,[3] and entered interstellar space on August 25, 2012.[4] Deep space exploration further than this vessel's capacity is not yet possible due to limitations in the space-engine technology currently available.
     
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    https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status/
     
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    Seems like a @DarkFriday game
     
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    Easy now

    That can lead to topics that shant be named.
     
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    I remember riding Horizons at EPCOT Center back in the day.

     
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    I am waiting till it finds the first intergalactic White Castle drive thru
     
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    Look up hoot and chief. Mesa Verde Times. Seriously... it’s awesome. They spent YEARS leaving the ride vehicles and documenting every square inch of the place via photo and video. They had it down to a science. They would spend hours roaming it. Even had some close calls, which they documented.

    https://mesaverdetimes.blogspot.com/?m=1
     
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    Watched the documentary on PBS last night.
    Amazes me that they can send something this far for so long with such accuracy and bring back incredible pictures.
    The people that built and sent this thing are waaaay smarter than me.
     
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    Are there any pics of Uranus?
     
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    I bet they can avoid getting banned too.