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July 10, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Resources For Learning About NASA’s “New Horizons” Spacecraft

NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft will be arriving at Pluto shortly.

You can access tons of visuals and infographics on the mission at a special Pinterest page NASA has created about the mission.

Images of Pluto From NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft is from The New York Times.

Pluto comes into focus is a really cool interactive from ABC in Australia.

The Journey to Pluto is from The Wall Street Journal.

From Pluto to the Sun is also from The WSJ.

Humanity reaching out with New Horizons is an interactive from The Washington Post.

And here’s a neat video the National Space Society has created:

Here’s one from Vox:

Here’s an Associated Press interactive on the mission.

NPR has created this video, which contains “Hundreds of images from the space probe New Horizons mission stitched together with a poem by Ray Bradbury.”

See the Pluto portrait 85 years in the making is from The Washington Post.

You might also be interested in a ton of “Best” lists related to space you can find here. This is just a small sample:

The Best Sites For Learning About Planets & Space

The Best Sites To Learn About The Hubble Telescope

The Best Images Taken In Space

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June 22, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Video & Infographics: NASA’s “New Horizons” Spacecraft

NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft will be arriving at Pluto next month.

You can access tons of visuals and infographics on the mission at a special Pinterest page NASA has created about the mission.

And here’s a neat video the National Space Society has created:

You might also be interested in a ton of “Best” lists related to space you can find here. This is just a small sample:

The Best Sites For Learning About Planets & Space

The Best Sites To Learn About The Hubble Telescope

The Best Images Taken In Space

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April 25, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Believe It Or Not, Today Is World Penguin Day – Here Are Related Resources

Here’s some info on World Penguin Day:

Today is World Penguin Day, which aims to raise awareness for the importance of conserving penguins’ natural habitats.

The day coincides with the Adelié penguins’ return to Antarctica after months spent at sea – the area is home to 10,000 species, including Adelié and emperor penguins, but is under threat from human interference.

You might be interested in The Best Sites For Learning About Penguins.

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