New Horizons: Maine Solar System Model - (3.1.30)

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
New Horizons: Maine Solar System Model - (3.1.30)
E/PO Project Name:
New Horizons E/PO
Contact Information:
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road (Mail Stop: 4-155)
Laurel, Maryland 20723
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Short Description:

The New Horizons spacecraft (in model form) continues to sail through the world's largest complete solar system model. This project places the New Horizons spacecraft in the context of the solar system through use of the recently completed Maine Solar System Model (MSSM). The MSSM is the world's largest complete solar system model, with a scale of 1:93,000,000 and a Pluto–Sun distance of 40 miles. http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/

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