The New Horizons Spacecraft

  title={The New Horizons Spacecraft},
  author={Glen H. Fountain and David Y. Kusnierkiewicz and Christopher B. Hersman and Timothy S. Herder and Thomas B. Coughlin and W. C. Gibson and Deborah A. Clancy and C. C. Deboy and T. Adrian Hill and James D. Kinnison and D. S. Mehoke and Geffrey Ottman and G. D. Rogers and S. Alan Stern and James M. Stratton and Steven R. Vernon and Stephen P. Williams},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The New Horizons spacecraft was launched on 19 January 2006. The spacecraft was designed to provide a platform for seven instruments designated by the science team to collect and return data from Pluto in 2015. The design meets the requirements established by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Announcement of Opportunity AO-OSS-01. The design drew on heritage from previous missions developed at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and other… Expand
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