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The Connection Between the New Horizons and Voyager Missions

NASAs Mission to Pluto was a two part televised science event at NASA headquarters on August 25 the same date that the agencys New Horizons spacecraft passed the orbit of Neptune on its way to Pluto and exactly 25 years after the Voyager spacecrafts encounter with Neptune in 1989. During the second event, entitled New Horizons-Voyager Connections: Memories from the Team, several New Horizons science team members gave personal accounts of their work during the Voyager Neptune encounter and discussed their new assignments on the Pluto mission.