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New Horizons SHBOTs

Filed under mission status, trajectory diagrams, Pluto, New Horizons

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New Horizons SHBOTs The New Horizons team studied numerous alternate flybys, called SHBOTs, before recommending to NASA a pair of backups to protect New Horizons from possible impact hazards in the Pluto system.

NASA / JHUAPL

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