NASA Celebrates the New Year on a Distant World

NASA Celebrates the New Year on a Distant World

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has survived humanity’s most distant exploration of another world. Just 10 houra after the middle-of-the-night encounter 4-B miles away, flight controllers in Laurel, Maryland, received word from the spacecraft late Tuesday morning. Cheers erupted at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, home to Mission Control. “We have a healthy spacecraft. We’ve […]