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New Horizons: Student Dust Counter

Videos

The launch of SDC aboard the New Horizons spacecraft was captured on video, linked below. We have also included other mission-related videos.

The Student Dust Counter: A Journey to Pluto and Beyond

The SDC instrument was designed and built entirely by students. As it continues on towards Pluto and beyond, so do the stories of these unique pioneers in dust collection. (Courtesy LASP)

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Length: 4:10

NASA New Horizons mission launch

On January 17, 2006, the NASA New Horizons mission launched aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, towards the outer limits of our solar system. Witness the launch from T-1:00 to T+2:10. (Courtesy NASA)

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Length: 3:11

Passport to Pluto

Go behind the scenes of the NASA New Horizons mission and see highly-realistic animations and interviews. Watch as the New Horizons team designs, builds, and witnesses the spacecraft launch on its way toward the previously unexplored reaches of our solar system. (Courtesy JHUAPL/Geoff Haines-Stiles Productions, Inc.)

Passport to Pluto (part 1)

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Length: 10:17

Passport to Pluto (part 2)

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Length: 10:58

Passport to Pluto (part 3)

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Length: 10:39

Passport to Pluto (part 4)

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Length: 10:54

Passport to Pluto (part 5)

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Length: 10:17