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The journey to Pluto, the farthest world ever explored - Alan Stern

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As of 1989, mankind had successfully sent craft to every known planet in the solar system except one: Pluto. Located in an mysterious region called the Kuiper Belt, Pluto is a scientific goldmine, and could hold clues to the formation of our solar system. Alan Stern explains how NASA's New Horizons mission is going to allow us to see Pluto for the first time.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Alan Stern
  • Director Eoin Duffy
  • 3D Animator David Zerba, Sean Kimball, Ahmed Dhanani, Pixource
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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