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Quotation Of The Week: Hello, Pluto!

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What’s This? A newish feature. Each week, we’re going to pick a newsworthy or huh?-worthy or whoa-worthy quotation that stuck with us.

OK, What’s This Quotation? After some nine years and 3 billion miles, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft buzzed by the dwarf planet this week.

The accomplishment left Boston's science community brimming with enthusiasm, as WBUR's Zeninjor Enwemeka reported, and the spacecraft has begun sending back great imagery. Here's Pluto through the years:

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Where Can I Find Out More About This Topic? Here & Now spoke with mission leader Alan Stern and On Point talked to the operations manager Alice Bowman.

How About Previous Quotations Of The Week? They’re all here.

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