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NASA eClips™: New Horizons Covers the Distance
February 22, 2012

Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 5 minutes 59 seconds

NASA eClips™: Launchpad
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Learn how scientists use astronomical units, or Aus, to measure large distances in space. Find out what scientists learned about Jupiter as the New Horizons spacecraft used the gravity of the planet to help it continue on its journey to Pluto.

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