Category Archives: New Horizons

Writing about Space in Poetry and Prose

Night Wonders author Jane Peddicord shares her interest in writing about space. Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Five? And Thou Art…

Well done Archimedes, Bird of the Wind, and all you Space Bloggers who put 1 and 27 together and figured out that the hazy blue ice giant with the funny name and the twenty-seven moons named after theatrical characters – breathe … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination Two? (day 5) And the answer is…

PLUTO! Hey Space Bloggers, you figured it out! I didn’t doubt you for a light second! Remember how I said that we have to wait until 2015 to get a close up picture of Pluto. Well, we do, but… Even … Continue reading

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What about Jupiter?

Hi all you SpaceBloggers! After learning that we don’t know what Pluto looks like yet, mathematician1 asked, “What about Jupiter?” A very good question that I couldn’t wait to answer! As it turns out, New Horizons took some fantastic pictures … Continue reading

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Welcome to SpaceBlog!

Here you can ask, answer and discuss all things space related. To get us started, I’m going to ask a question: What does Pluto look like? Those of you who are already googling, don’t bother. Because the answer is: WE … Continue reading

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Post Script

In case you’re wondering: 1.  No, the photo at the end of the previous post (also below)  is NOT SpaceBlog taking off. It’s New Horizons atop an Atlas 5 rocket launching from the Kennedy Space Center on January 19, 2006. … Continue reading

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