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Sarah Bucior
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Ice Hockey playing mother of 2.
Ice Hockey playing mother of 2.

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Klondike 2016!
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Where is Pluto now?
Far, far in the rear view mirror I'm afraid. As our spacecraft zooms away at almost 15 km/second (or over 32,000 mph!) we continue to blast images back towards Earth, where there are gathered on the ground thanks to the lovely DSN and sent to the scientists...
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Pluto Day!!!! Part 2
When last we left off Matt and the kids were off to the K-Center for the festivities and I was heading back to the MOC to await the signal from the spacecraft telling us that it successfully completed the fly-by. The MOC was getting pretty busy. No one want...
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Pluto Day!!!!! Part 1 (there's SO much to share)
By now  you might have heard about us on the news, seen us in the paper, on the interwebs, inundating facebook, twitter, and well everywhere. Perhaps someone out there is still using morse code to send the news. "New Horizons Probe arrives at Pluto" "-. ....
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One day left!
As of last night at 11:38 pm, the New Horizons spacecraft was exactly 1,000,000 miles from Pluto. So between that time and tomorrow morning at 7:30 am it will have closed that gap. That's fast people. Phew! Slow down already! The most recent LORRI image fro...
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Safe!! ............and safe..........
We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog post about communications to a satellite 4.5 hours away by light to tell you that New Horizons decided to have her (him? it?) own fireworks on the 4th of July. By design, the spacecraft detected a problem on it's p...
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PlutoPalooza!!
Our star-studded status is ever building; from 90210's The Peach Pit to our destination Pluto, check out Ian Ziering talking for NASA: But now you're asking, what can I do to be a part of this momentous event? Where can I watch the goings on? How can I see ...
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3 weeks, and one planet to go
Three weeks to go!!!! Check out the short video below, it's a quick glimpse at how far we've come since our first planetary trip (Venus) in 1962.  And the pictures keep increasing in resolution, I should have more soon. Here's one from June 21st of Pluto an...
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6 weeks to go!!
New Horizons is screaming along towards Pluto and Charon, we have only 8 6!! weeks until the encounter (apparently I started this post 2 weeks ago, sigh). I find myself getting more and more excited; there's nothing like seeing articles about your day to da...
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Slowing Down in the midst of a Speed Up
Life is moving so fast, and sometimes I want it to go faster, and then sometimes I am desperate for it to slow down. Because MommyShorts is so much more eloquent than I, please click here to see what I mean. One of the things I cherish right now is that Eva...
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