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NOVA | Chasing Pluto

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Watch Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV


NOVA captures New Horizon’s historic flyby of Pluto, the culmination of the spacecraft’s nine-year, three-billion-mile journey to reveal the first-ever detailed images of this strange, icy world at the very edge of our solar system.

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